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13 hours ago

c 1900 ... See MoreSee Less

c 1900

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Wow it looks a bit like a prison then

14 hours ago

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 12 June 1937. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 12 June 1937.

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My dad use to end an argument with " I don't want any of your clever backchat"!

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Wrong house should be my Riddle family at no 75.😀

Used to be one of my favourite houses when I lived on Combe Down ..love that style houses ...envy ..

Frederick Denning Riddle had no.75 (3 Isabella Place) as a lodging house! James Miner (4 Isabella Place) also.

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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 16 May 1925. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 16 May 1925.
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Longmead, Monkton Combe School. One of a series of postcards.

2 days ago

Any one else have Maggs/Dando in their lineage? ... See MoreSee Less

Any one else have Maggs/Dando in their lineage?

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That’s a nice bit of history xx

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Looks familiar where is it?

I haven’t seen it for long time but is it what was Combe Down vicarage?

The Perfect House ...

Look a bit like dr peters come down

2 days ago

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 9 July 1932. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 9 July 1932.

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I'm intrigued to know what actually went on there.

2 days ago

Such a contrast in weather today compared to our open day last Sunday when it was so very hot and sunny. We thought the heat would put people off coming but we had over 125 visitors which was amazing. Many thanks to all of you who came. We raised £400 in donations and sales of our leaflet, which will go straight towards the costs of the renovation of the cottage. We hope the physical restoration will be finished or almost finished by our next open day which is Sunday 12 September. ... See MoreSee Less

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Where is this please?

I think its Monckton combe by the church and behind pub.

It’s Monkton Combe school Quad. The building is now the library!

no C in monkton.

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Greendown cottages?

My Gran Savery lived there, had many lovely times when we were children.

Masons arm was joined to the left hand side

Hello Douglas yes I knew your Great Grandfather, knew Frank and Irene, I used to take Leslie to school when he was young.When Frank's house was bombed my Mum let them have a room in our house(we lived at Greendown Terrace, opposite the Admiralty)we all got on very well.My dad was away in the navy so Mum let quite a few people have a room until they were rehoused I am 89 now but can remember as though it was yesterday, hope this little bit helps regards Mo

Bradford Road ..along by the MOD..once ...

Hmmmmmmmmmm.

These are definitely 100-104 North Road as it is known today. Masons arms now the funeral directors On the left of the photo. I grew up in 104

Greendown is a little further along next to the foresters

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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 3 November 1923. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 3 November 1923.

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Shame. I can’t quite read the text below the photos.

It's the building that stood in Monument Field, where Prior Park play rugby these days.

Thats what we called the monny woods and monny fields the wood next door wee rainbow woods where trespassers would be prosecuted the monument was a ruin covered in ivy in what was a corn field. Lovely memories of childhood playground we used to ride bikes up and down hills in woods🙂

I was born 1946in tyning rd and moved to trinity rd before l was 2 ,a long time ago!!

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3 days ago

On this Day We Remember Harry
Great Man great friends of both sides of Family
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On this Day We Remember Harry
Great Man great friends of both sides of Family
2 months ago

Rockery Tea Gardens c.1965. ... See MoreSee Less

Rockery Tea Gardens c.1965.

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Had our wedding reception there in 1975.

I had my 13th birthday party there it was a lovely place to visit ❤️

Loved it there, they had a mynah bird who used to swear which was a great attraction for the kids but I’m sure an embarrassment to parents

Im sure I remember Grandma taking me there Sarah Harlock, Paul Coombs

Had my wedding reception there in 1973

Used to drive the Morris minibus in the picture for George until he bought his Bedford CF vans in the early 70's.. Fun times...

Worked there evenings, weekends, holidays from when I was about 14 until i finished University at 22. It was hard work, but good fun.

It did look just like that ...and no cars !

I had my wedding reception there in 1964, Pam Chapman née Gillard, of Combe Down

Worked here from 1989-1994! Happy Days! Weddings galore there would be 2 at least on a Saturday in the summer and the tea gardens would be open to the public it was soooooo busy!

That brings back happy memoirs ..going to rainbow woods , then having tea in there ..happy days ...no traffic or buses then ...1960-1975

I wish... Thats how I remember it. No traffic no overgrown verges and trees.

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3 days ago

Anyone see relatives related to Combe Down? I have some. ... See MoreSee Less

Anyone see relatives related to Combe Down?  I have some.
3 days ago

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 24 August 1935. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 24 August 1935.
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Something of interest? ... See MoreSee Less

Something of interest?

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James Miner was my relation.

My Grandparents didn’t go to Combe Down till 1906 so not on that list ...

Stennards in my tree!

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