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Caption for Wimborne, the Square c1965: Here we see the south side of Wimborne's square at a time when the bank was called the Midland. This, with the nearby Minster, was the heart of the town. Sir John Guest's son Ivor took his title - Lord Wimborne - from the name of the town when he was elevated to the peerage in 1880.

An extract from Poole and Sandbanks Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wimborne, the Square c1965

Wimborne Folk Festival takes place every year in June - it is a glorious mixture of dancing, music and dressing up with visitors from all over England bringing their entertainment to the streets, squares and pubs of this pretty town. The festival attracts morris dancers and (...Read full memory)

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