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  Memories of Bristol England
Bristol, like other large cities in Britain, has greatly changed over the years.
Bristol between the years c.1900-2006 is brought to life with striking visual impact in these photograph albums.
Sunday, 24th November 1940 was the night that the war came to Bristol, and when that terrible night was over, little remained of some of Bristol's favourite buildings and streets.
www.bristolhistory.com   (825 words)

  
  Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1373 Edward III of England proclaimed "that the said town of Bristol withall be a County by itself and called the county of Bristol for ever", but maps usually show it as part of Gloucestershire, and as the city spilled south of the river, it took the county with it.
By the 14th Century Bristol was England's third-largest town (after London and York), with perhaps 15-20,000 inhabitants on the eve of the Black Death of 1348-49.
Bristol is home to two major institutions of higher education: the University of Bristol, a "redbrick" chartered in 1909, and the University of the West of England, formerly Bristol Polytechnic, which gained university status in 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bristol   (3045 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Bristol, city, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
370,300), SW England, at the confluence of the Avon and Frome rivers.
From Bristol the explorers John Cabot and his son Sebastian (to whom there is a monument on Brandon Hill) sailed to Newfoundland and America.
Bristol was active in the colonial triangular trade: English goods went to Africa; African slaves to the West Indies; and West Indian sugar, rum, and tobacco to Bristol.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/BristolEng.html   (466 words)

  
 Visit Bristol
Bristol is an exciting city, overflowing with intriguing, traditional and occasionally off the wall things to do and see.
Bristol Festival of Nature brings the dockside alive with stalls, nature walks and boat trips and urban safaris.
Bristol Zoo Gardens houses over 400 exotic and endangered species including Kintana, the first aye aye to be bred in the UK and Namoki, an adorable baby gorilla.
www.visitbristol.co.uk /guide   (285 words)

  
 Bristol, England
Bristol was incorporated as a town in 1055, and the harbour was created in 1247.
Among its schools are the Bristol Grammar School, The Cathedral School, and Queen Elizabeth's Hospital,all founded in the 16th century; and Colston's School founded in 1708.
Bristol is traditionally associated with the wine trade, and the world-famous firm Harvey's.
www.xciv.org /~andy/bristol   (2718 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | The Wi-Fi west
Bristol has just opened the first stage in the development of the UK's largest public wireless network, which is being assembled from a number of Wi-Fi hotspots, knitted into a single system called StreetNet.
Bristol was already a centre of wireless innovation, thanks to the Mobile Bristol project being run in conjunction with Hewlett-Packard's nearby development lab, with the support of the Department for Trade and Industry.
Meyohas now wants to get the Bristol hotspot operating effectively then offer the same sort of thing to other local authorities, who will share the cost of the infrastructure instead of having to fund it on their own.
technology.guardian.co.uk /online/story/0,3605,1280760,00.html   (855 words)

  
 Bristol, England (Cities)
Bristol is a seaport on the west coast of England on the River Bristol Avon.
It is located on the border between Gloucestershire and Somerset, 118 miles west of London.
It was a flourishing town at the time of the Norman Conquest, and from this port John Cabot sailed west on his voyage of discovery in 1497.
www.ohwy.com /eg/b/bristol.htm   (57 words)

  
 GENUKI: Genealogical research information about Bristol, Gloucestershire
Bristol is built on a number of eminences, and has a fine appearance.
Bristol returns 4 members to Parliament - 4 divisions, viz., West, North, East, and South, 1 member for each division; the parliamentary limits were extended in 1885 so as to include the local government districts of St George, Horfield, and Stapleton, and an additional part of the parish of Bedminster.
Bristol History.com has a number of short factual stories connected with the City of Bristol, and the area of Kingswood Forest.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/GLS/Bristol   (1667 words)

  
 Bristol and the Slave Trade - Links to Online Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Much of the wealth of Bristol was gained by exploiting African peoples, transporting them across the Atlantic Ocean in horrific conditions, and selling them into slavery in the new world.
Bristol is still in some denial about the facts and horrors of the slave trade.
In October 1998, I was privileged to participate in a piece of "guerrilla theatre" at the Georgian House (built by a slaver called John Pinney).
www.hotwells.freeserve.co.uk /slavetrade.html   (327 words)

  
 Bristol Hotels - Hotels in Bristol England
Here you will find the Bristol hotel of your choice, whether it be a 2-star budget hotel or a 5-star luxury hotel.
At Bristol Hotels England we strive to ensure that our visitors are 100% happy to book their hotels in Bristol via our site, secure in the knowledge that the hotel they book will meet their expectations.
Bristol has developed into an unusual setting, although with no city centre in Bristol, the river Avon and the floating harbours along the banks carve up the city into various areas that give each different area a distinct feel from the others.
www.bristol.globalhotels-24-7.com   (392 words)

  
 Bristol, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Bristol hasn't yet officially hit the big time, but it hopes to get there soon.
At-Bristol is a new, Epcot-center-like development that was meant to open for the millennium, but which will actually open in late spring 2000.
Nightlife Bristol is famed throughout England for its homegrown music, and many music experts will argue for a Bristol "sound" that's unlike any other (listen to Massive Attack, Tricky and Portishead to see if you agree).
www.studenttraveler.com /mag/05-00/bristol.php   (247 words)

  
 ongoing · West England Web Architecture
I’m writing this from the West of England: Bristol, to be precise, where I’m attending a face-to-face meeting of the W3C TAG.
He sailed out of Bristol around 1500 and discovered Newfoundland; many of Canada’s Native people will tell you it’s been all downhill since then, but speaking as a descendant of poverty-stricken Norwegian peasants and poverty-stricken Orange horse-traders who made good and interbred in the New World, there are two sides to that story.
Not quite visible on the left of that shot is the Great Britain, an old steamer on display here which is interesting because it’s a hybrid sail/steam vessel and because it was one of the first with a steel—as opposed to wood—hull.
tbray.org /ongoing/When/200x/2003/10/07/Bristol   (669 words)

  
 BCC News Archive
Bristol Council have no legal powers to prevent the cable companies from going ahead with the work, but they say they'll keep a careful watch on the contractors.
Don't forget that the Bristol City Council is maintaining a page of information with details of which cycle paths are currently open or closed.
The Bristol City Council is maintaining a page of information with details of which cycle paths are currently open or closed.
bcc.gn.apc.org /oldnews.htm   (4849 words)

  
 Bristol, New Hampshire
Bristol s population increased by a total of 1,447 residents, going from 1,586 in 1950 to 3,033 residents in 2000.
The 2003 Census estimate for Bristol was 3,079 residents, which ranked 106th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Bristol contains 17.1 square miles of land area and 4.8 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/bristol.html   (343 words)

  
 Bristol Old Vic, Travel to Bristol, England
The Bristol Old Vic is a theatre complex and theatrical company in the centre of Bristol, England.
The auditorium retains a small area of the original bench seating in the gallery and the original "thunder-run" in which cannonballs would be rolled down a wooden frame in the roof to simulate the sound of a storm.
The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School now operates under Principal Christopher Denys as an affiliate of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama with some courses validated by the University of the West of England.
www.magicaljourneys.com /England/england-interest-west-bristol-oldvic.html   (983 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Bristol (Pevsner Buildings of England Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Andrew Foyle's Bristol is an in-depth guide to the architecture of "England's historic second port".
Unlike the serene uniform beauty of neighbouring Bath, Bristol is a city where architecture of different periods and styles sit side-by-side.
Bristol is a fascinating account of the city's architectural history.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0300104421   (815 words)

  
 EXPRESS BY HOLIDAY INN BRISTOL HOTELS | BRISTOL-NORTH | Official Hotel Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
As well as the ideal road connections, Bristol Parkway Railway station with regular connections to London/Midlands/South Wales and the South West is only 0.5 mile from the hotel.
Bristol International Airport is also only 18 miles away.
Whether you are visiting the many attractions and museums in Bristol, the nearby Mall at Cribbs Causeway shopping complex or the many local businesses then you will find the hotel the perfect choice.
www.ichotelsgroup.com /h/d/ex/1/en/hd/brsnr   (258 words)

  
 bristol laser eye surgery: laser eye clinic bristol, england, uk - Optimax
The Optimax Bristol clinic opened in September 1993 and over 12,000 LASIK and Epi-LASEK laser eye correction treatments have been performed to date.
Your consultation and treatment is carried out by the same highly experienced eye doctor to ensure continuity and maintain the highest possible standards of care before, during and after your treatment.
The Optimax Bristol clinic is located in Bristol city centre.
www.optimax.co.uk /default.aspx?page=6891   (372 words)

  
 VisitBristol - Bristol's official tourist information site
Throughout October celebrate Black History Month in Bristol with over 40 events throughout the city.
See the Royal West of England Academy of Art's most popular show from 21 October - 12 December - the 155th Autumn Exhibition.
Held throughout October and November, the carnival parade ranges from dancing in the streets to illuminated carnival floats.
www.visitbristol.co.uk   (237 words)

  
 BBC - Bristol - Sport - England fall to Russian sucker-punch
England's women fall to a late goal against Russia at the Memorial Stadium.
England's ladies lined up against their Russian counterparts, who they had previously drawn two games against.
Even in true footballing style, England 'keeper Leanne Hall geed up the crowd when the team went one up.
www.bbc.co.uk /bristol/content/articles/2004/08/20/england_v_russia_result.shtml   (567 words)

  
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The Life and Ministry of George Mueller BORN: September 27, 1805 DIED: March 10, 1898 Kroppenstaedt, Prussia (Germany) Bristol, England LIFE SPAN: 92 years, 5 months, 11 days George Mueller has proved to the world the truth of Philippians 4:19 and he will always be remembered as the man who got things from God.
In July of that year, Bristol was visited with a plague of cholera which took many lives, but none of those among whom he and Craik ministered.
September 1 - Oct. 3, 1885 England and Scotland, Primary ministry was in Liverpool, England, and Dundee, Scotland.
www.uvm.edu /~sbross/biography/muller.txt   (3410 words)

  
 Bristol Hotels & Accommodation, England - Bristol Hotel Discounts
Bristol Hotels and Accommodation, England - Bristol Hotel Discounts
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