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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 5 February 1949. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 5 February 1949.
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I went to this school and my brother Ken Richards about 72 years ago, Mr Jones was head master,mrs Brewer ,miss Tanner and miss close we’re teachers

Aw my old junior school, remember mr burley as sports teacher , was very strict but lovely bloke, great memories 😉

My old Juniors too! Mr Burley went mental at me one day because I was ringing the bell a bit manically! 😱🤣 he always used to sharpen the pencils with a craft knife!

Educated there back in the 1930’s, my brothers and sister were taught there too and I won my scholarship there. Wonderful memories.

Is it still a school..??

Mr Thomas got the ruler out for me, across the hand. Did anyone video or take pictures of the play we did in the 3rd year I think. The play was Noah. Chris Holloway was Noah and I was Mrs Noah.

When I enjoyed school x

My dads old school ..Combe Down School ...

My Dads old school and my junior school before going to Ralph Allen back in 1956.

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It has a lower ground floor too.

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John Vernon Moodey, born 1848-1935, Combe Down. ... See MoreSee Less

John Vernon Moodey, born 1848-1935, Combe Down.
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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 16 October 1948. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 16 October 1948.
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Somerset Guardian and Radstock Observer - Thursday 10 April 1952. ... See MoreSee Less

Somerset Guardian and Radstock Observer - Thursday 10 April 1952.

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Jean Riddle possible relative - who from?

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Somerset Guardian and Radstock Observer - Friday 2 February 1951. ... See MoreSee Less

Somerset Guardian and Radstock Observer - Friday 2 February 1951.

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Jill Attwoods Father.

Remember him well

He had many cups of tea in our house in Monkton Combe, a great pal of my fathers.

We all respected and feared him.

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Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 28 May 1949. ... See MoreSee Less

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 28 May 1949.

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de Montalt Place was my address when I lived here over 70years ago

It was called South Parade too.

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Somerset Standard - Friday 18 April 1969. ... See MoreSee Less

Somerset Standard - Friday 18 April 1969.

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There used to be a Blacksmith in Odd Down ..so many years ago ..at the Bottom of Oolite Rd ..

Mr Francis used to shoe alll the ponies for Ridley’s riding school. She used to keep the horses in fields along shepherds walk. Mr Francis would park his van at the bottom of one of the roads leading down (can’t remember the name). He had all the right size shoes already made to fit each pony with some trimming of the hooves.

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The Viaduct pub.

Used to walk to the Viaduct when we were children living in Monkton Combe. I think the long building on the left was a skittle alley

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I used to work there 40 odd years ago!!

I liked it better just as the foresters

I used to go in there back early 70's when I lived on the Springfield estate - it was a nice pub

Certainly did!

I lived at Green down Terrace along by the Forrester from 1938- 1952 at number four.

Is that what it's called now...???

Spent many a night here with the boyfriend of the time!

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Where's this.??

Where is that looks nice .

Helen Perkins……

Another good piece of History

It’s the old De Montald works near Combe Down

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Somerset Standard - Friday 0l1 March 1968. ... See MoreSee Less

Somerset Standard - Friday 0l1 March 1968.
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Combe Hay ...

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Doesn't look any different apart from the roundabout

Still not been painted or upgraded since then 🥴🤓

Who’s name was above the door then

Remember going there with my Mum & Dad, I think they had a beer garden at the back.

Remember when we parked Nasher's 3 wheeled disabled car in the middle of the Avenue one night... After a while...a bus conductor came into the pub & asked who the owner was....as the bus couldn't get past to go to town..!!!

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Somerset Standard - Friday 6 March 1970. ... See MoreSee Less

Somerset Standard - Friday 6 March 1970.
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William Henry Tucker (1814 - 1877)

https://www.combedown.org/rest-combe-monkton-combe/belmont-combe-down/?target=west-brow

https://www.combedown.org/tng/getperson.php?personID=I1273&tree=PTNFM

Dr William Ingram Keir (1854 – 1933) and his wife Emily Elizabeth Mary Young (1849 – 1937), lived at Welford House, Church Road, Combe Down.

Just been watching a recording of A House Through Time - #AHouseThroughTime - that featured Edward Fearnley and the Lancastria - #Lancastria. A link to my father.

https://www.robertehill.co.uk/the-war-in-1939/lancastria/

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 7 November 1925.

https://www.combedown.org/tng/getperson.php?personID=I5519&tree=PTNFM

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