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Coach & Horses, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Hard to date this picture as the place didn't change for so long at a time, but turn of the 20th Century, I should think...

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Dorset fire & Rescue, Wimborne Minster,


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster FIRE 2009

The brave firemen put out the fire.

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A view from Wimborne Railway embankment of a new development.


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster Development Newmans Close

The housing development was partially built on the old car park for the Railway Station. I took this picture from the old railway embankment.

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Canford Bridge Development, 2008


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster, Canford Bridge

Many people will remember the old footpath that ran along the side Canford bridge with its green railings. Today the footpath is quite different.

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Spitfire in Wimborne, 2014


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster - A Spitfire, 2014

Can anyone could identify the other vehicles in these pictures?

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Wimborne Minster Fire, 2009


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster FIRE 2009

On 4th July 2009 I went to Wimborne Minster to post a letter and I was glad that I had remembered to bring my camera with me. I was able to take...

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The Crown Hotel & 'Lillies of the Valley', Wimborne Minster, c. 1910


Added by @iamtimbo 2 years ago / Views: 2371
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

A detailed close-up of the front of the Crown Hotel - where Costa Coffee and Barclays are now - complete with coachmen and footmen on hand. The...

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The Square, Wimborne, c. 1920s


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In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

The real beginnings of the use of The Square for car parking can be seen in this photo, putting it in the Twenties, or thereabouts, I should think....

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1909


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In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

Not very high quality, but a little look down Avenue Road in about 1909, or perhaps a bit earlier.

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1909


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In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

This image must have been taken earlier than 1909, as that's when the card is postmarked. This shot looks up Avenue Road from the junction with...

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East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1910


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 917
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

Some likely lads in the foreground of this shot, taken looking down East Street towards the Minster from the end of the bridge.

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Newman's Shop, High Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1315
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

This is the shop next to where Church House currently stands - you can just see the corner of the stables belonging to Sansom's Hardware shop, as...

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Old East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1890s


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In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

This picture is extremely hard to locate the position of. It is apparently of 'Old East Street', which could be where East Street is today, or...

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High Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1905


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1278
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

An instantly recognisable view of the bend in the High Street. The shop on the corner is Sansom's Hardware, and the poster on the side of the...

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John Hallett, Watch and Clockmaker, Wimborne Minster, c. 1908


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1634
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

I've not come across this name in Wimborne before, and can't place this shop...

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, c. 1968


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1248
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Looking towards the King's Head across an array of what would now be considered classic cars in the central parking area.

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1874
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This is a pretty standard look down Avenue Road, probably taken in the late 1890s/early 1900s, and was recently for sale on eBay. A bit of a...

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High Street from the Cornmarket, Wimborne, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 916
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

An unusual reverse view to the classic shot across the Green to the Minster. This one looks across the Green towards where the Salamander...

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East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1940s


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1373
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Great shot of a prosperous-looking East Street, with many shop signs in comparison to images from just a few years earlier.

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Arry & Arriet, Wimborne Minster, 22 June 1915


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1438
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This picture appeared for sale on eBay, and is labelled on the back: 'Arry & 'Arriet, Percy & Charlie, 22nd June 1911. Percy and Charlie have...

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Canford Bridge, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1478
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This Tuck postcard was first issued in 1905, and looks towards the road and footbridge between Wimborne (on the right) and Merley over the Stour.

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St. John's Church, Wimborne Minster, c. 1920s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

St. John's Church looking virtually pristine in this 1920s postcard.

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West Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1890s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Looking down West Street towards the Square, past the King's Head Hotel (and Stables!). The hardware shop on the right with the tin baths and...

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End of the Line, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The end of the line, as it was in 1974, looking towards Leigh Road.

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Corkscrew Shuttle, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last passenger train into Wimborne Station, was the Corkscrew Shuttle, a special charter.

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Sheds at Wimborne Station, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

Disused buildings at Wimborne Station in 1974.

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Sidings Outside Wimborne Station, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

View of the sidings at Wimborne Station on the day of its last passenger service in 1974.

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Railway Bridge over the Stour, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The bridge over the Stour at Wimborne.

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Corkscrew Shuttle, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last passenger train into Wimborne Station, was the Corkscrew Shuttle, a special charter.

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Park lane Wimborne


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In Gallery: 1960s

Park Lane looking towards Lewens Lane - possibly when two way traffic

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Cricket ground


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In Gallery: 1960s

View from 5 Park Lane - late 1960s

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In Gallery: Wimborne Fire 4th July 2009


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In Gallery: Wimborne Fire 4th July 2009


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In Gallery: Wimborne Fire 4th July 2009


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In Gallery: Wimborne Fire 4th July 2009


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In Gallery: Wimborne Fire 4th July 2009


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East Street, Wimborne, 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1144
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Quiet view past King's Cycle Works towards the Minster, with a closeup of the Rising Sun's sign in the foreground.

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Coakes's Milk Float, Wimborne Minster, c. 1910s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Coakes's horse-drawn milk float is decked in flags in this picture taken on the High Street, next to Hayter's. Although the image looks...

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Morris Dancing in The Square, Wimborne Minster, date unknown


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Morris dancing taking place in The Square, at the end of Cook Row, long before the Folk Festival came along! Not sure of the date of the shot,...

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Town Centre from The Minster, Wimborne Minster, c. 1910s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 620
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

A Valentine postcard taken from the top of one of the Minster's towers, looking over Cook Row and towards The Square. St Andrew's University is...

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High Street from The Square, Wimborne Minster, c. 1918


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Looking down the High Street from The Square, Seymour's chemist is clearly visible on the left, as is Budden's on the far corner.

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1534
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

A Raphael Tuck postcard, first used in 1905, shows a quiet scene in the Square, looking towards the King's Head and West Borough.

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Wimborne Methodist Chapel, Cornmarket, date unknown


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1013
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This image shows the chapel used by the Methodist congregation in Wimborne prior the the construction of the premises in King Street. According to...

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Wimborne Methodist Chapel, date unknown


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 782
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This is the building in King Street that predated the one standing today. According to the Wimborne Methodist Church website: "For 60 years...

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High Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1890s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1386
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Great view of the High Street from The Square - guessing it at around 1890ish. Haven't been able to find anything about Tilley's Library -...

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East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1920s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Looking towards the Minster, with Foster's on the right hand side.

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, c. 1930s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

General view of the Square towards Sheppards and Woolworths, with a bus in the stop outside.

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Staff of Mac Fisheries, Wimborne Minster, c. 1930s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1792
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

The staff of Mac Fisheries stand outside the shop on the High Street. Image courtesy of Winston's Blighty Barber Shop.

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H. C. Farrant, Baker, Wimborne Minster, Date Unknown


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 2905
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Presumably this is Farrant himself, stood with his delivery horse and van. The van says it's from the St John's Bakery, although I'm not sure of...

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, c. 1940s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1443
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Possibly taken from the balcony of the King's Head, this view looks towards the original Boots location (before it moved to Crown Mead), Hardy's...

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The Cricketers' Arms Inn, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1656
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

A superb picture of the Cricketers' Arms. The first floor of the building has exceptionally large windows, which presumably were designed so that...

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Traffic Jam in East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1960s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Image courtesy of Winston's Blighty Barber Shop.

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Park Lane, Wimborne Minster, c. 1950s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Image courtesy of Winston's Blighty Barber Shop.

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Hayter & Son, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900


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In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Image courtesy of Winston's Blighty Barber Shop.

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St John's School, Wimborne


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

St John's School, Leigh Road, Wimborne

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Quarter Jack complaint


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Newspaper Article in March 1981 concerning a complaint about the noise of the Quarter Jack

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Canford Bridge problems in 1959


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Newspaper Article concerning problems with the Canford Bridge back in 1959

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Griffin Hotel, Wimborne


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Griffin Hotel, Wimborne

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Wimborne Golden Link Club


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Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster, c. 1900

This picture could almost have been taken at any time, except that the railings around the Minster Green and the glimpse of the building predating...

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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster


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Newspaper Article on traffic after the Wimborne Bypass


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Wimborne Bypass effect on traffic according to a Newspaper Article.

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Toc H dinner Mid 1950's


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

A dinner at the Toc H rooms in Wimborne. I have named as many people as I can, any more suggestions would be appreciated.

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Nicol Rowan, Mayor of Wimborne


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Newspaper cutting of Nicol Rowan, Mayor of Wimborne

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Ridgways Shop


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Ridgway's Shop c 1945

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Wimborne Police Station, Poole Road, October 1984


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In Gallery: Wimborne Police Station, Poole Road, c. 1984

In 1756 the Chief Magistrate of Westminster, Henry Fielding, set up the first full-time police force. In 1856 the County and Borough Police Act was...

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High Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1920


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In Gallery: High Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1920

This postcard shows a quiet High Street, looking towards the Square.

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998


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In Gallery: The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998

Looking across the taxi rank towards HSBC and the then Portman Building Society

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998


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In Gallery: The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998

Looking towards Woolworths.

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The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998


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In Gallery: The Square, Wimborne Minster, 1998

Looking down the High Street from The Square towards the Albion.

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East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


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In Gallery: East Street, Wimborne Minster, c. 1910s

A lovely view looking towards the Minster, with Hawker's shop visible in the foreground on the right hand side.

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Wimborne Station Ticket Hall, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

This photo originally appeared at disues-stations.org.uk, and is (c) Ian Corps. Used by kind permission.

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Last train to Wimborne, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last train to Wimborne station, the Corkscrew Shuttle, makes its way over the Stour in 1974. This photo originally appeared at...

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Wimborne Station, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

This photo originally appeared at disused-stations.org.uk, and is (c) Ian Corps. Used by kind permission.

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Wimborne Square in the 1920s


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In Gallery: Wimborne Square, c. 1920

All looking very quiet!

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A coach and horses outside the Willett Arms, Merley


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In Gallery: Coach and Horses at Willett Arms, Merley

A coach and horses, possibly for a day trip, poses for a photograph outside the Willett Arms.

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