Archive for bristol

::: st george (bristol 5)

Posted in bs5 with tags , , on February 5, 2011 by kochy

st george was originally outside the city boundary until about 1860

the area was once the end of the tram line from the city of bristol, the terminus being in beaconsfield road

st. george was once a mining area but now only pit names remain to remind everyone of this district’s mining history ie deep pit road

[o] lonesome goes (bristol 5)

Posted in bs5 with tags , , , , , , on February 3, 2011 by kochy

‘lonesome goes’, kingsway, st georges, bristol 5

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] light balloons (bristol 5)

Posted in bs5 with tags , , , , , , on February 2, 2011 by kochy

‘light balloons’, air balloon rd, st georges, bristol 5

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] roll on arty (bristol 5)

Posted in bs5 with tags , , , , on February 1, 2011 by kochy

‘roll on arty’, clouds hill, st georges, bristol 5

originally uploaded by james koch

::: 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