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CELEBRATING THE CORONATION JUNE 1911. 

GEORGE V CORONATION, THE BANNER SAYS FORTUNESWELL PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH. 

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VIEW FROM CHESIL BEACH. 

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BROTHERHOOD CARNIVAL 

ASCENDING FORTUNESWELL, W H THOMAS THE SADDLERS SHOP ON THE RIGHT 

(DR0435)

FORTUNESWELL AND GENERAL VIEW CIRCA 1905

(DR0401)

HAMLET OF MALLAMS, PORTLAND C1805 

PAINTING 

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HIGH STREET, PORTLAND. JUNCTION WITH CLOVENS ROAD. 

(JC03205)

FORTUNESWELL 

ST JOHN'S CHURCH HAS WALLS OF PORTLAND STONE ASHLAR, THE CHURCH WAS BUILT IN 1839/40 TO THE DESIGNS OF EDWARD MONDEY, THE CHANCEL AND ORGAN CHAMBER WERE ADDED LATER IN THE 19TH CENTURY THE VESTRY IS MODERN, THE SHOP ON THE LEFT WAS D. LAWRENCE THE BUTCHER AND GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR THEY ALSO HAD A BRANCH IN EASTON, PHONE NO 71 

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PARADE, FORTUNESWELL, PORTLAND

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VENTNOR ROAD, PORTLAND

(JC03239)

Traction Engine climbing through FORTUNESWELL

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FORTUNESWELL, PORTLAND

(JC03141)

FORTUNESWELL  SHOPS

INDIA & CHINA TEA COMPANY LATER THE CO-OP CURRENTLY COASTERS OFF LICENCE. 

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BUILDING A HOUSE

GROSVENOR ROAD?

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PORTLAND BOARD MAN

ADVERTISING BOUDOIR DAIRY, EASTON

(JC03253)

2ND DORSET REGIMENT DESCENDING FORTUNESWELL 

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ARRIVAL OF 2nd R.W.F. FROM INDIA 

ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS MARCH 1914. LEFT PORTLAND AUGUST 1914 HEAD OF COLUMN ASCENDING VERNE HILL 

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FORTUNESWELL (BEDLAM) 

ROBERT CARR BRACKENBURY, A DESCENDANT OF SIR ROBERT BRACKENBURY (GOV OF THE TOWER OF LONDON IN THE TIME OF RICHARD111) CAME TO WEYMOUTH ON OCTOBER 30TH 1791.

R C BRACKENBURY CAME TO THE ISLAND AND TOOK A COTTAGE IN FORTUNESWELL. HERE HE LIVED FOR FOUR YEARS. IN THIS COTTAGE THE METHODISTS GATHERED TO HEAR HIM PREACH. IN A HOUSE NEARBY, GEORGE SMITH, WHO WAS A FRIEND OF THE BRACKENBURY'S, ALSO PREACHED.

AN ISLANDER WHO PASSED THE COTTAGE HEARD THE ENTHUSIASTIC SINGING AND SAID IT WAS "LIKE BEDLAM". FROM THEN ON THAT AREA WAS KNOWN LOCALLY AS "BEDLAM". REG GILL 9/6/1984. THE AREA WAS DESTROYED BY BOMBING ON SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST 1940. 

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ROUND HOUSE AT TOP OF HIGH STREET

OLD BAKERY, PICTURE DATED BETWEEN 1902/1910 

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ST  JOHNíS CHURCH AND SHOP 

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DELIVERY TRUCK, HIGH STREET, FORTUNESWELL 

(JC03256)

HATTON'S STORES FORTUNESWELL 1907

THE HATTON'S OUTSIDE THEIR SHOPS? A BUTCHERS AND A CHEMIST

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FORTUNESWELL 

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SIMMONDS THE CHEMIST AT TOP OF HIGH STREET FORTUNESWELL OPPOSITE THE SUN INN

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MAN ON BOARD PORTLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL CART IN FORTUNESWELL

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WALTER JOSLINíS DAIRY AND KILBURNIE HOUSE ON LEFT, SIMMONS THE CHEMIST AT THE TOP OF THE ROAD. 

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LOWER HIGH STREET AND CHISWELL

NOTE POST OFFICE, AND THE CROWN INN. 

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FORTUNESWELL. ON RIGHT A BUTCHERS SHOP, THEN HATTON'S MEDICAL HALL (CHEMIST) THEN COMBENíS THE IRONMONGERS STORE, WHO IS THAT IN THE WINDOW. 

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WHAT WAS THIS WOODEN TOWER FOR OVERLOOKING FORTUNESWELL?

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FORTUNESWELL AND BEYOND CIRCA 1900. 

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ARTIST ROW, FORTUNESWELL. 

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FORTUNESWELL TAKEN FROM YEATES C1905. 

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CHESIL BEACH AND PORTLAND HARBOUR.

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CHESIL BEACH AND UNDERHILL.

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CHESIL BEACH AND PORTLAND. 

HORSES USED FOR TRANSPORTING STONE IN FOREGROUND. 

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UNDERHILL AND CHESIL BEACH. 

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FORTUNESWELL  c1898

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TRACTION ENGINE TAKING STONE DOWN NEW ROAD PAST THE TRAVELLERS REST PUBLIC HOUSE.

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(JH01103)

SUN INN FORTUNESWELL.

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(JC0358)

FORTUNESWELL. PRINCE OF WALES PUBLIC HOUSE (NOW NEW STAR) ON THE LEFT, CAR PARKED OUTSIDE FAMILY BUTCHER SHOP.

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