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We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

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Hand Coloured Photographs

These photographs are all coloured in the Victorian style and are particularly suitable for use on Jigsaws, Tea Towels and Cushion Covers, but are also available in all our products.

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Motoring

The joy of the open road – vintage and classic cars abound in this selection of motoring images from The Francis Frith Collection from the early 1900s through to the 1960s.

Other Memories from Gloucester

I was born in Gloucester in 1949 & had a really wonderful childhood there with my two younger brothers. In the early years, we spent our school holidays exploring Robinswood Hill. Taking picnics, lighting & cooking on fires, just having so much innocent fun. We lived on an estate that was a close community although we didn't realize it in those days. When we were in our teens we'd hop on a bus & go ...see more

'The Grate People'. Famous for cooking ranges, fireplaces etc as well as general ironmongery. Opened in 1905, wound-up in 1965. Started by my great-grandfather & partner from the west country. There is a re-creation of the shop in Gloucester Folk Museum nearby. Although the shop looks nothing like the original, they do have authentic items on display. The site is now a Nationwide building society branch and no trace of the original frontage remains.

Tiger H would have been built by John Harker Ltd, Ship Builders, of Knottingley, West Yorskhire. My father born in Knottingley, was Captain on various John Harker petrol tankers from the 1930's - 50's, in Gloucester. He did not work on Tiger H, but I have heard her being mentioned at various times, when my family would chat about various vessels from those days.

Hi, Brunswick Baptist Church (Brun) is going to be celebrating it's 200th anniversary next year. I am looking for old photos, memories, etc that could possibly feature in a book we are trying to put together. We start out in New Inn Lane in 1813 (possibly in a room in the pub) and then moved to Brunswick Road, where we got the name from. There may be historians out there that have some pieces ...see more

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