WHAT'S NEW?..

 
Whenever we add a new item to the site it will appear at the top of the page here, as well as on the appropriate page (if it's included elsewhere)  - Hopefully, that will make our updates easier to find!
 
Just click on one of the thumbnails to see the new item. If you'd then like to go to the page itself - if the item is included elsewhere on the site - just click on  the 'CLICK HERE ' script, beneath the relevant thumbnail.....
 
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We have decided to try our hand at adding a forum faciilty to the site.....
<<<<< Just click on the new 'Forum' button on the left here to find out more..
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Our speaker in December will be  Jackie Winter....  
 
.....A brief description of her subject from Jackie herself:
 
   This is the story of subscription libraries that were once situated within the stores of Boots the Chemist. It is a fascinating piece of social history. At the height of their popularity there were more than 400 libraries in 350 towns and cities throughout the UK, buying between them over one and a quarter million books every year."
 
..Do join us if you can - it sounds fascinating!
 
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We're trying out some new ideas for web pages that display better on tablets and smart phones... 
One of the new ideas is to create a different way of presenting some of our 'Then and Now' photos.
...You can see an experimental page
HERE  
 
If you have any comments on how well it works - or doesn't !  - do drop us a line
 
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We've had a couple of new names added to one one our less well known photos - the Townwomens' Guild photo from 1940, taken in the Epiphany church hall..
 
 
Just cick on the photo above to see the additions....
 
Thanks to Terri Sandison for these extra names (her mum and grandmother!)....
More names always welcome - especially for these older less well known photos ...
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We've had some more names from Janet Morton (née Watton) for the Edifred Rd Coronation Day photo - and some  for the Willis' netball team photo as well - just click on the buttons below to go to the relevant page....
 
Thanks for those Janet...It's nice to know that some of our more 'hidden' pages still get looked at!....
 
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Some more School photos from St.John's and Winton Boys.. just click on the relevant buttons to go to the page
 
 
 
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Here's a rather 'politically incorrect' (by today's standards!) photo from 1966...
The Moordown Congregational Youth Club 'Youth Queen' float from the 1966 Bournemouth Carnival...
 
 
 
The boys are all 'blacked up' as minstrels - ( George Mitchell's 'Black and White Minstrel Show' was a popular BBC TV series at that time)....Not really 'OK' these days of course - but this photo is over 50 years old!
 
Just click on the photo to see who's who...Thanks to Martin Rapson for this little gem...
Amazingly, Martin has even been able to identify some of the boys underneath all that make up!..
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David Bowler has emailed with a couple of queries about the old trolley bus sytem...They're not specifically Moordown questions, but I know some of you are interested in our older transport systems, and may be able to help? - Just click on the button below to read David's questions...
 
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We currently only have details about a few of the Moordown men who fell in the Great War....Ian Turner has kindly forwarded a photograph and comprehensive details about another of them, his great uncle Frederick James Turner - who served with the Hampshire Regiment and died in 1915.
 
Just click on the photo of Private 8247 Frederick Turner below to read more about him...
 
 
Many thanks to Ian for this fascinating information..... One more name for our 'Names to Faces' page in due course...
 
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We've had an email from John Harris, in which he describes additions to his already comprehensive St. John's Graveyard Index.  
 
John writes: " Following my recent visit to the church open day I have been collating information and have updated the relevant files
It contains (I hope) the following new graves

07/064.1 Ridout
42/535.1 Grocott
42/539.1 Osborn
49/639.1 Stein
56/725.1 Carroll
15/211.1 Smith

The first new grave found (Williams & Brereton) was numbered as ??/??? on the web pages as we hoped for guidance with the numbering system. No guidance being forthcoming we decided to add a decimal digit to the reference number of the nearest grave thus these two are now 37/453.1.....I have also updated the Main Index and the spreadsheet"
 
You can find John's updated files within the Index here:
 
 
 
Thanks for those John...
 
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Some great new photos of Moordown Farm from Bob Watton, showing it as it was 'back in the day' - as they say! -
 
Just click on the button below to go to the page
 
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Another photo from Bob below shows a group of Moordown men who seem to have been 'ratting' with ferrets -
 
 
No names or dates as yet - although I'd be willing to wager that at least one of the men would be named either 'Troke' or 'Watton' !...
Lovely photos - thanks for those Bob...
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A photo of Winton and Moordown Senior Girls from the 1950s - our first here on the site..
 
Just click on the photo to go to the page to see who's who....
 
 
Thanks to Hazel Vine for this photo - and for providing all the names...
 
We have quite a lot of photos of Winton Senior boys - but only this one of the Senior Girls (so far!)..
Does anyone have any more they'd like to share? -
Do drop us a line...
 
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Some school photos from John Cuff  - Winton Juniors from 1970.....
 
No names as yet - can you help? ...Just click on the button below to go to the page.
 
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You may have already seen this report on our 'Odds & Ends' page?...
 
 
John Harris has sent some fascinating details from his research on the owners of Brownsea Island, which add to our knowledge of Balfour and Brassey -- two of the illustrious Victorian citizens who have Moordown roads named after them...There are however some suggestions of election 'shenanigans' - perhaps?..

"In 1892 Major Kenneth Robert Balfour bought Brownsea  Island. Both he and Thomas Allnut Brassey (who would become Thomas Brassey, 2nd Earl Brassey) stood for election in the  3rd October 1900 General Election as Member of Parliament for Christchurch. 
The election was extremely close and  Brassy appeared to have won by a slim majority of 3 votes but under close scrutiny a further 11 votes were found that had not been properly recorded by electoral officials – 8 for Balfour and 3 for Brassey, giving Balfour the victory by 2 votes. 
Brassey, (who had stood unsuccessfully in the same constituency election of 1895) stopped short of claiming corruption by Balfour but did lodge a Court Petition alleging  there had been “electoral irregularities concerning impersonation and voting by aliens” which he eventually withdrew.
The constituency of Christchurch at that time included Bournemouth and in 1901 Winton and Moordown were also adopted, so to avoid the duplication of existing street names Church Road in Winton became Brassey Road and the unnamed lane that marked the border of Moordown and Winton became Balfour Road named after the  two candidates.
Balfour remained a Conservative MP for Christchurch until 1905 and Brassey had stood as a Liberal candidate. Strangely both had served in the Imperial Yeomanry during the Second Boer War of 1899".
 
 
Thanks for those fascinating snippets John.....
 
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Julie Newman has found an old photo of a football team - probably from the 1920s or 30s?
 
 
The trophy being held by the captain seems to have the word Moordown on the base
- although it's not too clear, unfortunately....  Can anyone put a name to any of these faces?....
Do let us know if you can...
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Nigel Hawkins has emailed a lovely photo of the 1960 Winton and Moordown Juniors football team ... Nigel has also been able suggest some name corrections to Miss Bebb's 1958 Winton and Moordown Juniors class photo...
Just click on the button below to go to the page...
(The team photo is near the top - and you'll need to scroll down the page for Miss Bebb's class photo)...
 
Thanks for the photo and new information Nigel....
 
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Another name for one of our group photos... this time from the St. John's Youth Club photo from 1950....
John Wilding's name has been added, following an email from his daughter Teresa Baldwin 
(You can find the photo by clicking on the St John's 'button' on this page...)
 
 
....Thanks for that Teresa --  any more names anyone?.....
 
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Some boyhood memories of the 1960s from John Pudney -- just click on the image below to go to our 'I Remember' page..
 
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A lovely photo from Martin Bartlett of Willis' Builders Merchants in 'mid demolition'....
I'm sure some of you will remember the multi coloured tiles on the showroom roof.....I'm not sure you'd get away with doing that to a listed building these days!
 
Anyone have an exact date for this roof removal and the subsequent restoration of the old chapel as flats?...
...thanks for this photo Martin...
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An earlier Winton and Moordown Juniors photo from the early 1950s...boys and girls in separate schools in those days, so boys only here...
 
 
....thanks to Al Kirtley for this one
 
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...and another (almost!) completed school photo... thanks to Jane Christopher (née Woodford) for nearly all the missing names from the 1963 Winton and Moordown Juniors photograph.....
 
You can find the updated photo by clicking on the button below...
....If you can fill in any of the (very few!) remaining gaps, do let us know...
 
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Our chief 'photo ferret' ( that's Elaine Davies of course!) - has located another smashing Great War photo, taken in Bournemouth.(Thanks Elaine...)
 
 
It's of 'A' Company, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.  As these men were billeted in Moordown during the winter of 1914/15, Elaine said she that hoped this was a Moordown photo..
And it is!.... it was taken in Coronation Ave, on open land east of the school - on the south side. (Much of the land away from Wimborne Rd was not built on until the 1920s.)
Just click on the photo for more details......
 
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Martyn MaCauley has emailed to let us know of the imminent return of an old Moordown favourite....the Cottage Loaf Bakery, which was originally located on the corner of Ensbury Park Rd..
Just click on the image below to read Martyn's email
 
 
 
Many of you will have memories of the Cottage Loaf Bakery - and of it's predecessor - Gerald's Bakery.
The photo below is of the building as Gerald's Bakery, probably taken in the early 1950s..
(This photo is from Dante Luminati's daughter Anita Kemp - The Luminati family owned and ran Gerald's Bakery.)
 
 
 
Just click on the photo to see the same building as the Cottage Loaf Bakery a little later on.... Thanks to Martyn McCauley for the 'Cottage Loaf' photos..
 
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We now have ALL the missing names (and some corrections) for the 1970 Winton Juniors photo thanks to Jan Pine (née Watts) and Sian Wilcox (née McCarthy)....Thanks Jan and Sian.
Just click on the image below to go to the page, and scroll down to Mrs. Biss' class photo to see all the names.....
 
....let's see if we can complete some more school photos....keep 'em coming!
 
 
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A lovely Moordown photo from 1974...
 

This photo shows newagent Charles 'Ted' Whyborn - in the centre - outside his shop at 888 Wimborne Rd. The occasion was the presentation of a prize to newpaper delivery girl Ruth Moore....Not sure who the chap in the check suit is... although his face seems to be familiar...any ideas?....Just click on the photo for a few more details....

Thanks to Ted's daughter Jane for this photo...

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A new St. John's School photo from 1960 ...just click on the image below

..thanks to Maria Trembath for this one

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Some more names for the 1968 Winton Juniors photo from Caroline Kurtulan (née Oliver).
Just click on the image below to go to the page, and scroll down to Mrs. Biss' class photo to see the new names.....
 
....and - as always - if you have any more, do let us know...
 
 
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Click on the image below to see Winton Boys Class 3b1 from 1960 at the top of the page...
 
 
 David Hoff has been able to add all the names to this one... thanks David...
 
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A new Winton and Moordown Juniors photo from 1963 ... can you add any more names?.....
 
 
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A email about one of the churches in Nursery Rd from Mike Fuller....
 
 
Can you add any more information?...
 
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Another new Winton Boys' photo ..
 
 
..just click on the button above to go to the page
 
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1st July 2016...the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Battle of the Somme.
Click HERE for the news page, to find the links to Echo pages describing the local commemorations.
As you will see, our secretary Jenny Young and our chairman Michael Stead were heavily involved in proceedings.
It was good to see other group members as well, at the War Memorial in the gardens, early this morning..
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September 2015 - There's more important news about Moorside Cottage and the ongoing planning application.
Click on the image below to go straight to the Cottage webpage for the latest details...

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We've received another request for information in our mailbox...just click on the image

.. can you help?

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Pat Dowding has been able to add some more names on our Edifred Rd Coronation picture.

Click on the image below to go to the page, and then click on the Edifred Rd picture....

 

 

If you can add anymore - or help with the queries - do let us know.

Thanks for these new additons Pat.....

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An email from Wendy Harvey about Kingswood School in Barrie Rd....click on the image to go to our mailbox page...

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Sad news that the Hollies (sorry - 'The Holly Tree') has closed, and is up for sale as a potential development site

Ian Westhead has emailed the details of some of the sales blurb from Savills.

See HERE and HERE

I think the description of the building as being 'post war' might need some revision?...

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Some more names for an old favourite....

Adrian Gore has written with another 30 or so names to add to our Winton Scool Speech Day photo from 1980.

Just click on the image below to see the new numbered version. The orignal on the Schools photo page is updated as well of course.

You may neeed to 'zoom in' to see some of the faces in the background....

And as usual, any more names.... do let us know. Thanks for these, Adrian.......

 

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A new school photo - with all the names already!..

..and nearly all the names added to the St. John's 1960 football team photo..

Click on the image below to go to the page

Thanks to Terence Archer for the new photo..and the names 

..and to Sue Gale and John Wilson for the missing names on the football photo..

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A couple of emails from folk looking for information...

Just click on the image below - maybe you can help?..

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Alex McKinstry has updated his fascinating essay on the history of TV in Moordown.

Just click on the image below to go straight to the page....

 

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We've been doing very well lately with new names added to several of our school photos... do keep them coming!

Paul Geare has emailed some names to be added to one of our earlier photos, which up until now had no names. Just click on the photo below to see the new version....Thanks for these names Paul

The photo is of course still on our School Photos page, but you'll need to scroll quite long way down to find it. Any more names for this one, do let us know... 

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New school photos from St. John's in 1960 - and Winton and Moordown Juniors in the early 1950s..

Just click on the button below to go straight to the page...

Thanks to Gary Huhn and Jeff Butcher for these photos....and to Pauline Hill-Cousins (née Moreton) for lots of extra names in the 1960 School class

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Some fascinating notes from Michael Stead on  Bournemouth Mayors from the past with Moordown connections.

Just click on the button below to see who's who....

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A couple of extra bits on our Bournemouth Great War page. Just click on the button below to visit the page...

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A few new Sports photos from the 50s and 60s on our 'School Photos' page..

...just click on the page button below...

....thanks to Brian Harris and Vernon Masteman for the new addtions

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We've posted a copy of Jenny Young's notes on her fascinating talk about Lt. Roland Peck, which she gave at a Group meeting  last year.

Just click on the button below to go to the page...

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Some more names for the 1968 Winton Juniors photo from Christine Graham (née McGuire).

Just click on the button image below to go to the page..

....Thanks for those Christine

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Elaine Davies has discovered a couple of new local Great War items on the Imperial War Museum website.

A new entry for our 'Faces to Names' page ....2nd Lt. Horace Parkes.

Just click on the page button below to go straight to that page...

 

......and secondly, some photos of a Great War rifle range... right in the middle of Winton!

Just click on the page button below for more details on that...

Thanks to Elaine for uncovering both these items..

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We've uploaded a copy of a Moordown map from c.1957. Note we're saying 'c.1957'.... if you can find any detail that dates it more accurately, do let us know..

Just click on the page button below to go to the page..

 

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We've received an email from Brian Evans in Portugal, asking for any information on one Reginald Trim.... 

Click on the image below to go to our mailbox page to read Brian's email. Can you help with any details?....

 

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A new Moordown VE Day party photo.....

Just click on the button to go to the page.

Thanks again to Elaine Davies, our 'Photograph Rescuer-in-Chief ' for this find !

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Some new 'Then and Now' photos.... 

Just click on the button above to go to the page....

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Another addition to our 'Local Studies' collection. Joy Lands' lovely book 'Old Kinson'

You can just click on the button above, to go to the page and download a copy from there...

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Another Winton School photo -- this time the hockey team from 1966..

 

(Just click on the image to go straight to the page and find a better 'numbered' copy) 

If you can add any more names, do drop us a line..

Thanks to Brian Harris for sending this one

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Just to let you know, our speaker at the September meeting - Alex McKinstry - has forwarded a copy of the presentation notes he used accompany his very entertaining talk on Tuckton, and we have posted them onto the 'From our Meetings' page. 

Just click on the image to go to the page..

Thanks for the notes Alex..... 

As some of you already know, the notes for that talk were taken from the very extensive research Alex carried out preparing for the publication of his new book on the history of Tuckton.

You can find copies of the book itself for sale online from HERE

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A couple of new photos of Great War soldiers with a local connection.... 

Just click on the button below to visit the page..

 

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It's not often we get someone who sends in all the missing names from one of our school photos, but that's exactly what John Hancock has done! We now have names for everyone on the Winton School 1963/64 'G' stream photo.

You can see the updated version by clicking HERE  

There are still one or two queries, but all the missing boxes are now full...Not often we get to do that! 

Thanks John (John is no.13 in the photo, by the way)

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Another new page ... just click on the button below, to read about our 'mailbox' requests..

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Some more old school photos... Just click on the button below to go straight to the page.... 

.....can you add any more names?

 

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A major new page!......
 
Our group member John Harris - along with St. John's church member David Godden - have combined forces and produced the first ever comprehensive guide to the graveyard of our parish church of St. John the Baptist.
With almost 2000 local folk laid to rest in the churchyard over the last 140 years, this has been a huge task.
Just click on the thumbnail below to go to the new site..
Our thanks to them both for this new and important reference work........
 
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A photo of Winton Secondary School prefects from 1963/64.

Just click on the photo to see the numbered version.

In this case we already have all the names, as the photo is from the 'Mitre' magazine of that year. You might recognise a face or two?...

Thanks to Brian Harris for sending in this photo....

( You can go straight to our 'Schools Photos' page by clicking  HERE  )

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Another Winton and Moordown Junior school photo from the summer of 1958. This one from Howard Dalton.
Just click on the photo to go to straight to the page where you can find the 'numbered' version....and hopefully add some of the missing names?....
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Until now, the Moordown Halifax Memorial website (that is our host site: www.jp137.com ) has only had photographs of 6 of the 7 aircrew who lost their lives in the crash.
Our group member, Susan Chislett, has finally been able to locate a photo of the 7th crew member, Sgt. Reginald MacGregor, of the RCAF.
 
 
 
(Just click on the image to go to the aircrew page of the Memorial site) 
 
That leaves only one more photo to find...that of Susan's own great uncle, Percy Chislett.
Susan is still looking for that elusive photo......meanwhile, thanks for finding this one, Susan.......
 
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Another group photo.. this time from around 1940. Just click on the photo to see more detail..
 
 It's of the Moordown Townswomen's Guild, and was taken in the Epiphany church hall in Castle Lane. (the church hall building dates from 1938, some 15 years before the church itself was built). As usual, if you can add any more names, please do get in touch and let us know.... Thanks to Al Kirtley for this photo...
 
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Another one for our 'Little Shops' page. Just click on the image below to read a bit more about 'Oakwood Stores'....
 
 
 
 
Thanks to Anna Ward for the photo, and to Steve Mott for discovering it and letting us know...
 
CLICK HERE to go to the 'Little Shops' page itself....
 
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A couple of new items from Michael Stead..
....just click on the image below to see the full sized photo of the 'Stour Valley from Moordown'.
 
 
 
Obviously taken some time ago!.....The photo describes 'Throop in the distance'..and I'm pretty sure the building in the centre between the trees is Throop UR (then Congregational) Church . The windows and side building are a pretty good clue. So armed with that, and the fact we can see St. Catherine's Hill to the right in the distance, we can deduce that the photo must have been taken from somewhere along the 'ridge'... probably from around the top of what is now Priory View Rd, I'm thinking?...
 
Date anyone?......Lovely photo .. thanks Michael. 
 
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Michael has also sent a copy of a lovely old tram guide and timetable, from around 1910 I would guess?
Full of fascinating details about the tram routes of the time.....
 
Just click here:   TRAM TIMETABLE    to download the PDF.  
 
Some amazing details...like a tram every 10 minutes to Moordown, from about 6 in the morning until around 11 at night!
 
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A couple of new additions (volumes 5 and 6) of rarer Bournemouth photos in our 'Bates Collection'...
....just click on the image below to go to the page...
 
 
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A photo of Winton School Band in 1964, from Brian Harris..
 
(just click on the image to see a larger version..use your back button to get back here)
 
 
This photo is from the 1964 'Mitre'.  As you may have seen on our 'Mitre' page HERE we have some copies of that magazine already..If you have any copies of the missing years that we can scan and add to the collection, please do let us know...
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Another 'Winton Boys' photo from Brian Harris. This one was taken on a school trip to London in 1964.
 
 
The boys are (from left to right) Mark Oliver, Robert Makosa, David Treloar and Stephen Taylor.
 
(Just click on the photo to see the larger version.......)
 
Thanks for that one Brian...
 
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Elaine Davies has sent  links to some Moordown photos from the 1920s, posted online by Alwyn Ladell, as part of his extensive 'Flickr' collection of old Bournemouth photos.
Just click on any of the titles below, to go directly to the associated photos:
 
 
 
 
Lovely photos .. thanks for finding those Elaine...
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Most of you know of the work on Moordown Great War history that our group secretary, Jenny Young, has been doing over the last few months. What you may not know, however, is that Jenny was born into the most famous of Moordown families... Jenny is a 'Troke'!
She has jotted down some of her childhood memories of her branch of the Troke family, which you can read by clicking  her name at the top the list on our 'I Remember' page.  Just click on the image below to go to that page...
 
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We've started a new page called 'The Bates Collection' which contains some wonderful old Bournemouth photos collected by Tony Bates' father over the years. Tony is a client of our group member Elaine Davies and, as many of you already know, Elaine is brilliant at persuading folk to 'rescue' their old  photo collections, and pass them onto her!
So thanks to both Tony and Elaine for these. Not many Moordown photos (well none actually!) but there are some lovely rare Bournemouth ones.  Just click on the image below to open the page...
 
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Elaine Davies has also sent in some examples of the Christmas greeting 'cards' that were sent to Beale's staff many years ago.  You might like to take a look. Fascinating to see how the style changed over the years.... 

....Just click HERE to see the 'cards'....

 

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As you may already know from our 'Moordown and the First World War' page, Jenny Young has done a tremendous amount of research into identifying the Bournemouth men -- and more especially the Moordown men -- who fell during the Great War.
Jenny has now taken that research to the next level, and published a booklet which lists the names of 1100 men with direct Bournemouth connections, who fell during that dreadful conflict.
Just click on the thumbnail image below to go to a special page, where you can donwload a searchable PDF copy of Jenny's book. 
 
 
This is by far the most complete list of the Bournemouth Fallen of the Great war yet compiled.  If you can add anything more, Jenny would love to hear from you.
Finally, many names - forgotten for so long - are now once again remembered.  Thanks Jenny.
 
 
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Some new school photos  - this time  a couple of Winton and Moordown Junior School sports team photos from 1966. Thanks to Simon Pittwood for these.... and we've a few extra names to Steve Philips 1964 photo mentioned below. Thanks to Brain Harris for those.
 
Just click on the image below, to go straight to the page....
 
 
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A couple of contacts from Moordown folk now living many miles away!....
Terry Fox has emailed from South Afirca. Terry was surprised to find his picture on the site, included in old school class photo HERE . He would like to make contact again with some of his old school chums, so if you'd like to contact Terry, just contact us and we can send you his email address.....(I'm afraid if we post it on here directly, his mailbox will soon fill up with 'spam'!)
 
And Steve Philips emailed from his home in Texas, with a photo he found on a Facebook page of an old Winton School photo, to which he was able to add a few names.... If you can add any more, just go to our School Photos page HERE.
 
Thanks to both for making contact.... seems we are reaching all 4 corners of the World these days!..... 
 
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A new page.... just click on the thumbnail below to see our new page about items from our meetings...
 
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A lovely 1960s photo of Moordown Congregational Church Youth Club float from Brian Burgess. Just click on the image below to see more detail.. and some of the names.... do you know any more?
By today's standards, this photo would probably be a bit controversial -- but not then!  The youngsters are dressed as characters from the popular BBC TV series of the time... 'The Black and White Minstrel Show'.  It does make the boys a bit difficult to identify though!!....
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 We've added two extra titles to our Local Studies page... just click on the 'Local Studies' image  below to read some fascinating early 20th century memories from Pascoe Marshall and Nellie Hoare
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There are now 6 'Local Studies' booklets online, in their new 'searchable' format. Hopefully there will be more soon.
You can find them on their own new page, by clicking on the image below..
 
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We now have some photos and details about a few of the Moordown men who fell during the Great War...We're hoping for more!
 
Just click on the image below to go to the new page...
 
 
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Berni and Jill have updated their notes on the situation at Moorside Cottage.
Just click on the image below to read a précis on what's been happening... or, more accurately, what hasn't!.....
 
 
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 Another photo showing the corner of Queen Mary Ave makes this the first Moordown view we have, taken at 4 completely different times!
 
Just click on the image below to see all 4 photos together..
(remember to use your back button to get back here)
 
Thanks to Steve Mott for discovering the 'new' 1930's view, and to Steve Mcquade for the details, and for permission to use it...
 
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A photo of Wimborne Rd from the 1960s next. Looking south from the corner of Cowper Rd.
Just click on the image below to have a look ...
 
Interesting to note that most of the properties on the east side of Wimborne Rd between King George and Queen Mary Ave still had walled gardens as late as the 1960s.
Thanks again to Steve Mott and Steve Mcquade for this one....
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We've scanned some copies of the Winton Secondary School magazine - 'The Mitre' - from the early 1960s. Just click on the image below to go to a new page, where you can download any (or all!) of them.
Thanks to Brian Burgess and Rod Bush - both old 'Wintonians' - for lending their copies of the magzines for scanning.  
Even if you weren't at the school there's some fascinating Moordown 'tit-bits' from 50 years ago that might jog a few memories.....
 
 
 
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We've made the Echo again!.......Jenny Young's campaign to have the missing names of the Moordown fallen of the Great War added to the Town Hall Book of Remembrance has taken another step forward, with  14 more names now added to the Book...
 
Just click HERE  to read the Echo article about our visit to the Town Hall....
 
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Another Winton School photo..this time from 1961. 
 
Just click on the image below for a bigger image, and to see who's who...thanks to Howard Dalton for the picture, and the names so far...
 
(Don't forget to use your back button to get back to this page)
 
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There are some fascinating old Moordown photos within some of the online 'flickr' collections...
 
For example, there are some photos of the old West Way Garage HERE ....
 
a few of the Jet Petrol Station opposite HERE....
 
.....and some old St. John's photos HERE and HERE
 
(Don't forget to use your back button to get  back to this page)
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Some more Great War items... this time with a Bournemouth, rather than a Moordown, connection..
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The film clips from the April 1915 Recruiting March in the Square are amazing!.....
 
 
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Another new (old!) school photo - Winton and Moordown Juniors, from 1958. Thanks to Brian Burgess for this one.
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c. MLHS 2017