The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of The Bournemouth Guardian newspaper from September 1883 to December 1921.
1883, population of Freemantle mentioned in this letter:
A description of a walk through the local area, from 1885:
Written in 1919, but talking about Pokesdown in 1855:
An article about the opening of the new Freemantle Baptist Mission Chapel, 1889:
Dr Dickie complains about too many hoardings on the main road, Bournemouth Guardian, 1899:
Ad for a shop in Morley Road, on the Rosebery Park Estate, Pokesdown, 1905:
New refreshment kiosk on “Pokesdown Beach”, 1907, which helps dates photos of this era – if the kiosk is in the photo, it’s 1907 onwards!
The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of The Christchurch Times newspaper from January 1858 to November 1912. You can read more about the history of The Christchurch Times here.
An article about the farewell service at the Freemantle Baptist Mission Chapel for Rev. F.G. Wells, 1891:
The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of The Bournemouth Daily Echo newspaper from 1900 to 1910. It was established in 1900 with its first issue published on 20th August 1900. You can read more about the history of the Bournemouth Daily Echo here.
A discussion about the names of roads, including those on the Rosebery Park Estate, from an article entitled ‘Go-Ahead Bournemouth: Beautiful Beyond Any Seaside Place’ –
Here is an advert for the service times at the Rosebery Park Baptist Chapel on the corner of Morley and Harcourt Roads:
The British Newspaper Archive has digitised copies of The Bournemouth Graphic newspaper from 1902 to 1933, and also from 1926 to 1937 under the title, The Bournemouth & Southampton Graphic.
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