iamtimbo

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Co-founder of Our Town Story. If you have any questions about the site, or wish to provide feedback, please visit the Admin forum and post in the appropriate place - we'll do our best to help you out as quickly as we can!

We really want Our Town Story to be an album for your old photos, to fill in the gaps in the history books of our villages, towns and cities. We would also love for those pictures to be able to help others - for instance by using reminiscence therapy in treating dementia

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Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Poole Corner, Wimborne, c. 1910

@iamtimbo / 7 months ago / 644 views / comments

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Looking towards Leigh Road, with the currently empty Tappers building on the left.

The "Wimborne Seed Warehouse" is visible on the corner, with J Stevenson's name over the door. The buildings on the right were replaced by the Pearl Assurance buildings, and what's now the mobility scooter shop. I remember it as White & Bestwick's hardware shop - and I can still rmemeber the smell as if it was yesterday!

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