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Market Place, Cornmarket, Palmerston St, By Pass and Romsey Outskirts

Market Place

 

Market Place Romsey, 1960's

 

Salisbury Wilts and Dorset bus in the Market Place. 1960's

The Wilts and Dorset bus was delivered new in 1954 for crew operation

but was rebuilt in Salisbury in 1959 for one man operation. These rebuilt buses

(a batch of 10 or 12) were known to the crews as "conker boxes"

 

Congregational Arch, Time Observatory now Lloyds Bank in the Market Place Romsey

Congregational Arch, Time Observatory now Lloyds Bank in the Market Place Romsey

 

Romsey Market Place about 1900

Romsey Market Place about 1900

 

Romsey on Empire Day in the Market Place 1905

 

Romsey Market Square 1965

Romsey Market Place 1965

This No. 63 bus destination was Southampton via North Baddesley and Rownhams

The bus is a Bristol Lodekka based at the Southampton depot of Hants and Dorset.

Built between 1955 and 1959 some of these vehicles remained in service until the late 1970's.

 

Romsey Market Place Early 1950's

Romsey Market Place1950's

 

Palmerston Bakery

Palmerston Bakery 1960's run for many years by Flo Thorpe (inset)

 

Dumpers in the same premises in the Market Place as above photo at a earlier time

 

Romsey Market Place 1950's

Romsey Market Place 1960's

 

Romsey Xmas 1980

Christmas in Romsey about 1980.

 

The Cornmarket

 

Romsey Cornmarket about 1900

Romsey Cornmarket about 1900

 

Romsey Cornmarket about 1900

Romsey Cornmarket about 1900

 

When the Co-op was in the Cornmarket 1959

When the Co-op was in the Cornmarket 1959

 

W Stares the butcher in the Cornmarket, Romsey

W Stares the butcher in the Cornmarket, Romsey

 

Showing newly installed street lighting in 1950

 

Romsey By-Pass

 

 

The Jack o' Lantern Garage on the Ower road from Romsey, Hampshire. Run by F.G. Wade-Palmer and Richard (Rick) Ford from 1958 to 1961,

 

Palmerston Street

 

The Hursley Hunt in Palmerston St. Romsey

The Hursley Hunt in Palmerston St. Romsey

 

Old Manor House, Palmerston St Romsey in 1903, now a Prezzo restaurant

 

Where Palmerston St meets the By-pass. Fox Mill to the left

The Causeway

Middlebridge Over The Test Romsey

Middlebridge Over The River Test Romsey

 

Causeway looking from Middlebridge towards Saddlers Mill

Paper Mill chimney visible behind trees on the right

 

Artist at Saddlers Mill early 1960's

Outlying Areas

Sounding Arch was on the Romsey road to Wellow. Ryedown Lane

Dismantled in 1966

 

Cecil Purver with Pearces Bakery van stuck in the snow at Farley near Braishfield