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Memories of Bristol

Arnos Vale Cemetery is the location of the tomb of Raja Ram Mohun Roy - 'The Father of Modern India'. He died when on a visit to Bristol in 1833. This gentleman left home and 'sought knowledge by his extensive travels'. He mastered ten languages, encouraged the study of English in early 19th century India (...Read full memory)

St Mary Redcliffe Church. Bristol's loveliest church, St Mary Redcliffe, was described as 'the fairest, the goodliest and most famous parish church in England' by Queen Elizabeth I in 1574. Thanks to what Bristol's 1970's town planners presumably considered their finest hour, the church is (...Read full memory)

Pisa has its famous leaning tower - and so does Bristol, with its drunkenly off-vertical tower of Temple Church in Temple Street. The tower isn't on the stupendous scale of its Italian counterpart, it's true. But its prominent position by busy Victoria Street and its proximity to Temple Meads station (...Read full memory)

My grandfather was born in Bristo,l he was Henry Fisher born 1900, his father was also Henry Fisher and was a master hairdresser, his mother was Lavinia. He had brothers Reginold and Ronald and sisters Mabel, Beatrice and Doris. My father came to live in Bristol with his father and mother Hilda with his brother George and (...Read full memory)

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