MOORDOWN HISTORY

snippets from our local past...

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THE HEADER PHOTOS

- HERE ARE THE FULL FRAME PHOTOS FROM OUR FRONT PAGE SEQUENCE -

We've chosen some of the more famous old Moordown pictures for our new front page picture sequence
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Just 'hover' your cursor over the images, to see what the same location looks like today
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'CAVES CORNER' - 1936.
Taken from the junction of Malvern Rd and Wimborne Rd - looking north.
The trolley buses ended their journey here, at this time


MOORDOWN FARM - c.1920.
Taken from Homeside Rd - looking towards Minterne Rd.
(The houses on the hill in the background are in Forest View Rd)


MOORSIDE COTTAGE - 1917
Taken from the garden. The two ladies in the photo - the Harding sisters - were the occupants at that time.
The modern photo was taken from the same spot in 2012.


WING MOTORS - c.1950.
Taken from the corner of Comber Rd, looking north-east.
Today the location is occupied by Mike Stokes Tyres, and the car wash


CORNER OF ENSBURY PARK RD - c.1910
Taken from Wimborne Rd, just south of the junction with Ensbury Park Rd - then called Muccleshell Rd - and looking north