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Curiosities of Bristol and its neighbourhood

Curiosities of Bristol and its neighbourhood

with a guide, for the use of strangers.

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Published by M. Mathews in Bristol .
Written in English


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Pagination80p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18423870M

[ a contemporary review of Curiosities of London] Charles Manby Smith was born the son of a struggling "Here is a faithful portrait gallery for the political economist, the patriot, and the philanthropist, eager to study London life and London characters; who are here portrayed with the drollest fidelity, and yet so as to make the student a /5.   In –2 appeared his magnum opus, ‘Bristol Past and Present, an illustrated History of Bristol and its Neighbourhood,’ two parts dealing with the civil history of the city being by Nicholls, and a third part treating of the ecclesiastical history by his colleague J. Taylor.

The “Dials” and its immediate neighbourhood is the chief residence of these parties, as being nearest to the long-established printer they have made it the ‘head meet’ of the fraternity. “It must be borne in mind that the street-author is closely restricted in the quality of his effusions. History and description. In the Domesday Book of the village was known as "Mulne" meaning several mills. The parish was part of the hundred of Frome.. Around Mells seems to have been known as Iron Burgh, as a result of the iron ore extracted in the area.. The village hall was built in the 14th century as a tithe barn for Glastonbury Abbey and now serves as the village ct: Mendip.

Lucy de Newchurch (Latin: Lucia de New Chirche) was an anchoress from the diocese of Hereford who lived in a chapel dedicated to St. Brendan on Brandon Hill in Bristol and who later became of interest to antiquarians, historians of Bristol, and writers of Bristol guide books. She was the first known of four hermits who lived on Brandon Hill at various times between and Born: Newchurch, diocese of Hereford. Chronological outline of the history of Bristol, and the stranger's guide through its streets and neighbourhood. Bristol, Printed at the Office of the late "Bristol observer" and Pub. by the author, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Evans.


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