Archive for the bs6 Category

::: picton st – sir thomas picton

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , on January 31, 2011 by kochy

named in honour of waterloo hero, lieutenant general sir thomas picton (1758 – 1815)

it is believed he was wounded three days earlier in another battle but concealed it in order to lead his troops into battle

the earlier wound was only discovered after his death

[o] sundust (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , on January 28, 2011 by kochy

‘sundust’, bath bildings, off picton, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] picton pastel (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , on January 27, 2011 by kochy

‘picton pastel’, picton st, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] picton muse (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , on January 26, 2011 by kochy

‘picton muse’, picton st, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

::: the baron of kensington rd

Posted in bs6 with tags , , on January 7, 2011 by kochy

it is thought that the origin of the kensington rd (bs6) street name comes from the baron of kensington

the english title was created in 1623 by peerage of england for henry rich, younger son of robert rich 1st earl of warwick

the irish title was created in the peerage of ireland in 1776 for william edwardes, who represented haverfordwest in the house of commons for over fifty years

[o] long promised road (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , on January 6, 2011 by kochy

‘long promised road’, kensington rd, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] red ken (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 on January 5, 2011 by kochy

‘red ken’, the kensington arms, kensington rd, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch