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::: 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] 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

::: 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] watermark (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , on January 4, 2011 by kochy

‘watermark’, kensington rd, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] santa was black (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , , on December 24, 2010 by kochy

‘santa was black’, ashley rd, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] cool beans (bristol 6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2010 by kochy

‘cool beans’, cotham hill, bristol 6

originally uploaded by james koch

[o] the optomist (bs6)

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , on April 12, 2010 by kochy

‘the optomist’. chandos rd, redland, bs6