EPW026465 ENGLAND (1929). St Paul's Church, Bedford, 1929

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Details

Title [EPW026465] St Paul's Church, Bedford, 1929
Reference EPW026465
Date May-1929
Link
Place name BEDFORD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 504990, 249667
Longitude / Latitude -0.46585248850738, 52.134905920479
National Grid Reference TL050497

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The Swan Hotel. The attached composite photo was taken on the 24th October 2018. The plaque giving a brief history of the hotel is on the front right hand corner of the hotel.

melgibbs
Thursday 25th of October 2018 03:15:41 PM
This area will be the Riverside North Development, providing cinemas, hotel & residential properties due for completion by December 2017. The attached photo was taken on 28th December 2015.

melgibbs
Tuesday 29th of December 2015 03:28:08 PM
Inside the south entrance to the church is the headstone of Patience Johnson. As can be seen from the attached image, she had 12 sons & 12 daughters, but died in childbirth of her 25th child in 1717, aged 38. Her husband Shadrack had another 8 children with his second wife (the first was illegitimate).

melgibbs
Saturday 7th of March 2015 07:54:31 PM
In the pavement on this corner of Silver Street is a slab showing where John Bunyan was imprisoned in Bedford County Gaol from 1660 to 1672. The attached photo was taken on the 10th December 2013.

melgibbs
Saturday 7th of February 2015 04:13:31 PM
Statue of John Howard. For more details on John Howard, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Howard_(prison_reformer).

melgibbs
Friday 6th of February 2015 07:54:45 PM
John Howard's house.The attached composite photo was taken on the 6th February 2015. For more details on the prison reformer, John Howard, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Howard_(prison_reformer).

melgibbs
Friday 6th of February 2015 07:30:44 PM
Bedford Bridge, Bedford, 02/06/2014

Class31
Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 01:54:05 PM
Higgins & Sons Ltd., Castle Brewery now the Higgins Museum, Bedford, 02/06/2014

Class31
Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 01:50:44 PM
The Oast House at Rear of William Mayes

dave m
Monday 2nd of June 2014 10:22:22 PM
William Mayes - Corn & Seed Merchants

dave m
Monday 2nd of June 2014 10:19:32 PM
Harry Ball's Auction Rooms at 1 Duke Street. The attached photo was taken on the 2nd May 2014.

melgibbs
Friday 2nd of May 2014 08:54:05 PM
The London & Lancashire Insurance Co Ltd. The attached photo from 1949 is from a 2009 Yesteryear Calendar, published by Bedfordshire & Luton Archive & Records Service Collection.

melgibbs
Friday 7th of February 2014 08:16:00 PM
On the pavement by this south gate of St Paul's is a slab marking the location of a medieval poultry market. The attached photo was taken on the 20th December 2013.

melgibbs
Thursday 26th of December 2013 05:55:42 PM
In this central section of the front of the Corn Exchange is a bust & plaque in celebration of Glenn Miller and the war time concerts he played there while he was staying nearby in a house in Ashburnham Road. He also went to Milton Ernest Hall, in Milton Ernest, where the American officers were based. The attached photo was taken on the 20th December 2013. For more information on Glenn Miller see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Miller.

melgibbs
Thursday 26th of December 2013 05:53:00 PM

melgibbs
Thursday 19th of December 2013 06:13:58 PM
The start of Castle Road.

melgibbs
Wednesday 4th of December 2013 10:49:49 AM
Lion Hotel. The attached photo was taken in the 1960's.

melgibbs
Wednesday 4th of December 2013 10:47:41 AM
The start of Gravel Lane.

melgibbs
Wednesday 4th of December 2013 10:42:22 AM
W & H Peacock auction yard.

melgibbs
Wednesday 4th of December 2013 10:41:54 AM
Boer War Memorial which was unveiled on 2nd June 1904.

melgibbs
Wednesday 4th of December 2013 10:38:09 AM
For details of the memorial see www.roll-of-honour.com/Bedfordshire/BedfordBoerWarMemorial.html.

melgibbs
Monday 16th of December 2013 06:47:21 PM
Bandstand before it moved to Mill Meadows.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:35:53 PM
McConnells, auctioneers, valuers & estate agents. This building became a bookshop, but is now a coffee shop. The attached photo showing a frescoe painted on the side of the building was taken on 4th January 2013.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:35:05 PM
Frederick Gale, wallpaper merchants & builder's ironmongers.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:24:46 PM
Bedfordshire Times newspaper office. Now the offices for Beds on Sunday, a rival newspaper. The attached photo was taken on 23rd October 2009.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:23:22 PM
This was originally the fire station in Mill Street, but now a mobile phone shop. The attached photo was taken on 23rd October 2009.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:19:37 PM
Barclays Bank at 111 High Street, on the corner with Lurke Street. The attached photo was taken 13th June 2013.

melgibbs
Wednesday 20th of November 2013 09:10:57 PM
Charles Wells Brewery before it moved to Queens Park on the site of Bedford Town Football Club.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:50:32 PM
Bank Buildings. Only the corner building facing the market square is there now.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:49:16 PM
Castle Lane. The associated photo was taken in the mid 1960's.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:37:45 PM
Now Cecil Higgins Museum

melgibbs
Friday 7th of June 2013 07:52:25 PM

melgibbs
Friday 7th of June 2013 07:51:33 PM
St Paul's Methodist Church

melgibbs
Friday 7th of June 2013 07:49:42 PM
There was a war memorial inside the church. For more details on the memorial, see www.roll-of-honour.com/Bedfordshire/BedfordStPaulsMethodistRollofHonour.html.

melgibbs
Friday 27th of December 2013 10:27:33 AM

melgibbs
Tuesday 4th of June 2013 09:44:25 AM

melgibbs
Tuesday 4th of June 2013 09:44:04 AM
St Cuthbert's Church

melgibbs
Tuesday 4th of June 2013 09:43:13 AM

melgibbs
Tuesday 4th of June 2013 09:42:29 AM

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:36:36 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:36:00 PM

melgibbs
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 07:33:56 PM
Old Shire Hall

JP_Beds
Tuesday 26th of February 2013 08:30:25 AM
The Swan Hotel

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:11:01 PM

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:10:02 PM
The Embankment

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:08:58 PM

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:08:35 PM
River Great Ouse

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:07:44 PM
St. Paul's Church

Class31
Saturday 27th of October 2012 06:07:27 PM
There is a WW1 memorial inside the church. For more details on the memorial, see www.roll-of-honour.com/Bedfordshire/BedfordStPaulsWorldWar1.html.

melgibbs
Friday 27th of December 2013 10:24:32 AM

User Comment Contributions

Bunyan Meeting Church, Bedford, 02/06/2014

Class31
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 08:27:25 AM
St. Cuthbert's Church, Bedford, 02/06/2014

Class31
Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 01:52:49 PM
The Boer War Memorial is marked although not that visible and there are more memorials inside St Paul's church.

melgibbs
Wednesday 16th of April 2014 04:49:25 PM
Redeveloped area in Castle Lane where the Three Tuns pub used to be, taken 23rd October 2009.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:47:46 PM
The Three Tuns pub in Castle Lane towards the High Street end, taken in the mid 1960's.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:46:30 PM
Redeveloped area in the middle part of Castle Lane, where the Golden Eagle pub used to be, taken 23rd October 2009.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:45:25 PM
Golden Eagle pub in the middle part of Castle Lane, taken in the mid 1960's.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:43:58 PM
Castle Lane 23rd October 2009. See the mid 1960's photo.

melgibbs
Sunday 9th of June 2013 08:39:21 PM
Bedford St Paul's church & old Shire Hall buildings aside the river Gt Ouse & town bridge

JP_Beds
Tuesday 26th of February 2013 01:20:25 PM