Lymington in old picture postcards

Lymington in old picture postcards

Auteur
:   Brian J. Down
Gemeente
:  
Provincie
:   Hampshire
Land
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-3293-0
Pagina's
:   80
Prijs
:   EUR 16.95 Incl BTW *

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69. Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale courageously destroyed twenty ships during the war with republican France, and became a good friend of George IIl, who paid visits to his Walhampton estate. When the Admiral died in 1840, grateful Lyrnington townsfolk contributed il,482 3s. towards an impressive 76' -high granite obelisk in his memory. By 1892 Francis Crozier of Delawarr House, having married Sir George Burrard's eIder daughter Harriet, presented the freehold ofthe obelisk site ro Lymington Corporation. Such was his griefwhen Harriet died in 1877 that he built a Sunday School near his home at Woodside, seen behind the group ofyoung girls, complete with a summoning bell in the gabled roof.

70. No. 25, St. Thomas' Street, was situated on the corner of Belmore Lane. The photograph shows patriotic bunting being displayed for the Coronation of King George V in 1911. The shop had been run by Mr. Harry Hobby, the baker, since 1870 - previously he had baked his bread in premises in Stanford Road. In the shop, which was leased from Mrs. St. Barbe of Romsey, Mr. Hobby had two baking ovens, which were fired by bundles of hazel-rod faggots, collected from local copses, His bread was delivered round Lymington and Pennington - and when Mr. Hobby purchased a highroofed delivery cart drawn by a cab, boys had never seen such a vehicle before, saying the cart resembied a hearse. The adults seen standing outside the shop are, from the left, Arthur Harry Hobby, who continued the business after his

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