North Bristol Seamills, Stoke Bishop, Sneyd Park & Henleaze Through Time

North Bristol Seamills, Stoke Bishop, Sneyd Park & Henleaze Through Time

Central Bristol Through Time

Central Bristol Through Time

Westbury on Trym to Avonmouth Through Time

Series: Through Time

Publication Date15th August 2013

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Westbury on Trym to Avonmouth has changed and developed over the last century.
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ISBN
9781445615363

Westbury-on-Trym (sometime Westbury-super-Trym) was already old when its upstart neighbour Bristol was founded in the tenth century. With a famous collegiate church, Westbury played only a minor role in the nation's history. Later renowned for its wealthy households and a remarkably low poor rate, the medieval parish of Westbury encompassed fourteen modern parishes. The areas covered include Westbury village, Canford and Coombe Lanes, Coombe Dingle and Bowden's Fields, Henbury and Blaise, King's Weston, Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton and Avonmouth. The rare illustrations come from the author's own collection, private albums and the Bristol Reference Library, providing a wonderful historical record of the area.

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