Monthly Archives: October 2012

67 High Street

I recently had an enquiry about number 67 High Street.  This is certainly an interesting building to look at however we did not have a great deal of existing information. The census reveals that 67 High Street was uninhabited from … Continue reading

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A Bit of Research

Work on the High Street history that Katie and I are writing is progressing – slowly. Katie is well advanced into the Victorian era and I am just embarking on the 18th century. If all goes well, we hope to … Continue reading

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Walking down High Street

Ever since the coaching age (if not before), High Street has been congested and sometimes dangerous. Even if the street often looks quiet on old photographs, there are accounts of many accidents involving horses, carts, coaches and pedestrians, not surprisingly … Continue reading

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Burglary in the High Street

In the final days of the 19th century, a daring burglary was carried out in the High Street which involved a desperate struggle, the use of the very latest technology and shots being fired on the streets of Bournemouth to … Continue reading

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