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Archive for the ‘Morrison Street’ Category

Morrison Street was laid out in 1899/1900 and named after Sydney Bruce Morrison, a partner in a firm of solicitors in Old Town (See Montagu & Rose Streets). Morrison was also the landowner and associated with the Marlborough family of Morrison.

Rodbourne Rockets Celebration Tea

ID Number – 123.49

Image No – img055

Subject – Presentation of Celebration cake

Date – 1952

Donor – TellingBarrie

Street – Morris Street

Location – Morris Street Conservative Club

Additional Info – Barrie Telling is pictured holding the celebration cake presented to the Rodbourne Rockets Cycle Speedway Team for winning the Wiltshire & Swindon Cycle Speedway League Championship.

Even Swindon School “March of Time”, The Future

ID Number – 455.54

Image No – img178

Subject – Even Swindon School “March of Time” –  The Future

Date – 1997

Donor – RogersStan

Street – Morrison Street

Location – Morrison Street/Hughes Street Junction

School – Even Swindon (ES)

GWR Plaque, Even Swindon Junior School

ID Number – 455.121

Image No – DSCI0020

Subject – GWR Plaque

Date – 2007

Donor – RogersStan

Street – Morrison Street

School – Even Swindon Junior School

Location – Playground

Additonal Info – This was the Garter Crest of the Great Western Railway Company Circa 1890. The plaque was presented to the Junior School by the ex Mayor of Thamesdown and ex pupil of Even Swindon School, Ashley Roberts. Holding the plaque is Stan Roger’s wife Joyce during a guided tour round the new Even Swindon Primary School before it was opened.

Even Swindon Primary School, School Sign

ID Number – 455.120

Image No – DSCI0019

Subject – School Sign

Date – 2007

Donor – RogersStan

Street – Morrison Street

School – Even Swindon Primary School

Location – School Grounds

Even Swindon Primary School, Playground

ID Number – 455.119

Image No – DSCI0018

Subject – Even Swindon Primary School

Date – 2007

Donor – RogersStan

Street – Morrison Street

School – Even Swindon Primary School

Location – Playground

Even Swindon Primary School

ID Number – 455.118

Image No – DSCI0016

Subject – Construction of Even Swindon Primary School

Date – 2007

Donor – RogersStan

Street – Morrison Street

School – Even Swindon Primary School

Location – Playground

Additional Info – The new extention being built onto the existing Junior School can be seen in the background. When this was completed the school was renamed Even Swindon Primary School.

Delcia Appleby nee Worsdell

From Left:  Delcia Appleby, Pat Woodward and Ken Woodward

ID Number – 383

Image No – img109

Subject – Delcia Appleby nee Worsdell

Date – circa 1950s

Donor – ApplebyDelcia

Street – Morris Street

Location – Mannington Recreation ground

Leisure – Mannington Rec

The large building in the background is the “A” Shop of the British Rail (ex GWR) Works

St Augustine’s “Review” magazine’s page of Advertisements

ID Number – 253.11

Image No – img060

Subject – Page of Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – various

Location – various

Shop – various

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in various streets

Advertisements in St Augustine’s Church Magazine

ID Number – 253.12

Image No – img061

Subject – St Augustine’s Church Magazine Advertisemnets page

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Various

Location – Various

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in Rodbourne Road, Hawkins Street and Morrison Street

Advertisements in the St Augustine’s Church Magazine

ID Number – 501

Image No – img024

Subject – Adverts in St Augustine’s Church Magazine

Date – 1952

Donor – MallerMrG

Street – Summers Street

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

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