Victorian St Bees Harry Ollis
1905 Main Street and new terraces at Lonsdale terrace and Vale View . The railway in 1849 made it attractive for commuting...
Broomfield Chemist shop on the left and Harding’s store on the right.  Cobbles for the pavement, but no  kerbs .  Horse ri...
The Station hotel, then the Royal Hotel was brought by St Bees School in 1888.  Can you see the tuck shop?
The telegraph hut at the Seacote Beach – a submarine cable laid in 1859, to the Isle of Man 36 miles long.  Two more cable...
The Village School <ul><li>This was built in 1875. </li></ul><ul><li>There were two parts - infants and boys. </li></ul><u...
Main Street c.1900 Became the co-op in 1902 Blacksmith
Main Street c.1900 No 27 was the chemist and telephone exchange.  Can you see the pole?
Sources <ul><li>C means circa – approximately in years </li></ul><ul><li>Book by Douglas SIM  </li></ul><ul><li>100 Years ...
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Victorian St Bees V2

  1. 1. Victorian St Bees Harry Ollis
  2. 2. 1905 Main Street and new terraces at Lonsdale terrace and Vale View . The railway in 1849 made it attractive for commuting. Look for the train and the new swimming baths
  3. 3. Broomfield Chemist shop on the left and Harding’s store on the right. Cobbles for the pavement, but no kerbs . Horse riders use to ride right up to the post box to post their letters. Notice no railings
  4. 4. The Station hotel, then the Royal Hotel was brought by St Bees School in 1888. Can you see the tuck shop?
  5. 5. The telegraph hut at the Seacote Beach – a submarine cable laid in 1859, to the Isle of Man 36 miles long. Two more cables were added in 1875 and 1885.
  6. 6. The Village School <ul><li>This was built in 1875. </li></ul><ul><li>There were two parts - infants and boys. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1897 it became a mixed school with 200 children. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Main Street c.1900 Became the co-op in 1902 Blacksmith
  8. 8. Main Street c.1900 No 27 was the chemist and telephone exchange. Can you see the pole?
  9. 9. Sources <ul><li>C means circa – approximately in years </li></ul><ul><li>Book by Douglas SIM </li></ul><ul><li>100 Years of St Bees </li></ul><ul><li>Old Calendar Postcards </li></ul><ul><li>Harry scanned the pictures and inserted them </li></ul><ul><li>Daddy helped with some of the typing. </li></ul>

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