Salisbury, High Street 1919

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Caption for Salisbury, High Street 1919: The same view thirteen years after photograph No 56354, when the motor car and bicycle have replaced the horse and handcart. Note that everyone in the photograph is wearing a hat. Since the earlier photograph the road surface has been improved by 'metalling', and many of the old gas lamps have disappeared.

An extract from Salisbury Photographic Memories.

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I worked in the brewrery on the keg line with Jake W, Pat B, and Andy D, I ended up running the cask beer department under Trevor G, who was a brewer. I made some very good friends in the brewery, I have been trying to contact Jake Willis but to no avail, he moved to Swansea I think, I used to rent the detatched house next to (...Read full memory)

Does anybody remember Gibbs Mew Grewery on Gigant Street?

In 1960 this was the main building of Salisbury College of Art. The college specialised in photography, fine arts and, when I joined, was one of the first provincial art colleges to award a recognised graphic design qualification. It also offered courses in hairdressing and sign writing. There were several very (...Read full memory)

Hey, do you remember Spaggetie, a small dumpy Italian who used to shout all the time. But what a place, all me mates would meet there, you didn't need money, he would give you a cup of coffee. Now, let's see if I can get them all! Dougie Hood, Larry Shirely, Hickie, Dinga Harding, Moggs, Frank Blackman, Willy (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Salisbury, High Street 1919: The same view thirteen years after photograph No 56354, when the motor car and bicycle have replaced the horse and handcart. Note that everyone in the photograph is wearing a hat. Since the earlier photograph the road surface has been improved by 'metalling', and many of the old gas lamps have disappeared.

An extract from Salisbury Photographic Memories.

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