Gordano Civic Society

Founded 1956

Home
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via e-mail Share on Google Bookmarks





Posset Pieces Index


Article

Edition(s)

A

A369 road from Portishead to Bristol

7


Age of rocks

16


Air crash, Heinkel

6


Alan Baker's Teenage Years During World War II

9


Alan Baker’s story as told to Sandy Tebbutt

7


Alan Stonestreet, my story

11


Albert Road, Bombing of

9


Anstey, Norman G, Leopold Medal, holder of

4


AP Burt of Portishead, bag manufactures

5


Archaeology in Portishead

2


Archeological finds at Gordano School, Portishead

13


Aubrey McGuire, holder of the Bristol Humane Society Silver Medal

11

B

Badge of the Redcliffe Bay Swimming Club

7


Bailey’s Mill, Portishead Dock

5


Baker, Alan

7,9


Baker, Elsie

1


“Ballarat”, Nore Road.

12


Ballerina, who wants to be a?

20


Bandstand for Portishead?

2


Bathing, sea

13


Battery Point

2,3,4,5,9,20


Battery Point - The Second World War

5, 9


Battery Point - World War One

4


Bax family at Capenor Court

17


Beach Hotel, Woodhill Bay, Portishead

7


Beach Road West, open space

1


Beating the Bounds

11


Begging in Portishead.

12


Bennett family

18


Beryl Broad’s Indian pot

13, 15


Bletchley Park, my time at

9


Blitz, the effects of the Bristol Blitz on the Village of Walton-in-Gordano

9


Bombing of Albert Road

9


Boys of “The Training Ship Formidable”

7


Bransby-Dixon, D: memories of Portishead

12


“Bravo Bristol” by Clive Burlton.

11


Brick and Tile Works, Portishead

1


Bristol City - Lord of Portishead Manor?

3


British Newspapers & water closets, 19th Century

6


British School, West Hill and the graveyard

3


Broderip, Mrs Frances Freeling

20


Broom, Mrs: Diary

9


Broom, Robert from Family Documents

9


Broom, Tommy, Squadron Leader D.F.C.  

9


Brunel’s Broad Gauge railway carriage

12


Brunel, did he visit Portishead?

20


Bruton Manor

17


Building of Portishead’s Congregational Chapels

1


Bunce, John

21


Burris, Fred

10


Burt AP, of Portishead, bag manufactures

5


Bussell family

21


Butt, Dame Clara

20


Bye Family - why they came to Portishead

7

C

Capenor Court

17


Career in The R.A.F.  

9


Carlsson, Evert’s Story

10


Celebrations, Fiftieth Year

1


Challands, Rodney Martin

15


Chapel, Nautical School - Photo

4


Chapels, Congregational, building of

1


Chappell family tree

17


Childhood Memories of World War II as Remembered

9


Chitty, Hubert

21


Christmas lights

20


Church, United Reformed, organs at the

12


Clapton-in-Gordano, Cherry Orchards

11


Clark, W T, diary of

4


Clifton Suspension Bridge

15


Coates, Bob, a tribute compiled by his family

5


Cole, James George

18


Cole, Owen Blayney, “Our Village”

13


Commander Eric Glynne Robinson, Peace Pilot

6


Commemorative souvenirs

18


Congregational Chapels, building of

1


Connections with the White Lion

13


Continents, Mountains, Oceans and Portishead

16


Cooling, Gladys - N.A.A.F.I. Girl

9


Crane, Hannah

14


Cricket in Portishead

18


Crime in the High Street.

14


Codrington family

21


Coker family

21


Crocker family

20


Curates, the

15


Customs House and an account of Smuggling

7

D

D Bransby-Dixon’s memories of Portishead

12


Day War Broke Out

6,9


Delineations of Somersetshire (1829)

15


Dennis Hancock

6


Derrick & Rudge families - why they came to Portishead

5


Diary of Mr W T Clark

4


Diary, Mrs Broom's

9


Dissenters’ Certificate for the Union Independent Chapel

3


Doreen Harding

9, 11


Dunn, Nora

8


Dyer, Jim

20

E

Early closing - Letters to the editor (1863).

14


Ecclesiastical Census of 1851 by Sandy Tebbutt.

11


Education in Portishead

2


Elizabeth Featherstone’s story

14


Elsie Rowles (nee Baker)

1


Evacuation to Wiltshire in 1940

9


Evacuee in Devon, Life as an

9


Evert Carlsson’s Story

10


Excavations at St Mary’s Road, Portishead in 1984

7


Excavations at site of Weston-in-Gordano Manor Houses in 1958 & 1960

1

F

Family connections with the Scandinavians

10


Featherstone, Elizabeth's, story

14


Fiftieth Year celebrations

1


Fifty years ago, a poem written in 1880

1


Fire!

13


Fisher, John

20


Flour Mills of Portishead.

12


Flower Show 2008: Railways

4


Formidable, Training Ship, boys of the

7


Fountain, drinking

18


Fox, George

20


Fred Burris

10


Fusts of Hill Court

17

G

Geoffrey Tebbutt

9


Geology - special edition

16


German Heinkel III Propeller Blade

9


German Reconnaissance Photographs

9


Ghost, Rectory, revisted

12


Gladys Cooling - N.A.A.F.I. Girl

9


Golf in Portishead

4


Golf Links

9


Gordon, James

21


Gould, Arthur, Lance Bombardier

9

H

Haberfield bridge

18

Hancock, Dennis

6


Hannah Crane

14


Hannah Wiltshire, the sad case of

15


Hans Mustad

10


Harding, Doreen

9,11


Harrison, Leslie

20


Haunting, Portishead

5


Hawking, Dolly, recollections of Portishead during the early 1900s

8


Heinkel air crash of February 1941

6, 9


Herbert, Ray

20


Hicks, Oliver

6


Hicks, Sturdee, from letters

9


High Street - special edition

14


High Street, map - 1915

14


Hill Court, Fusts of

17


Historic Maps

14


History in the making - volunteering at the 2012 Olympics.

12


Holder, William Gillard, Prisoners of War  

9


Holder/Parker family - why they came to Portishead

6


Hollywood (Bruton Manor)

17


Home Guard, my time in the

9


Honnywill family

17


Horticultural Society, Portishead 1863-2013

13


Hotel Como (also known as The Bay Hotel)

3


Hunt, Clarice, recollections of Portishead during the early 1900s

8

I

Inchfawn, Fay

20

Indian Pot, Beryl Broad's

13


Infanticide: The case of Emily White

5

J

Jennie’s Grave

4


Johnny Johnston, Portishead Power Station by

11


Jubilee Bells of 1897

12


Jubilees, Queens’ Diamond

11

K

Kemey sisters

21


Kenn hangings

21


Kew the builders

18

Kindergarten and Preparatory School

3


King John statue

21


Kingsley, Charles

20

L

Lake Grounds 1910-2009

6


Lake Grounds - see separate publication


Lance Bombardier Arthur Gould by his Son

9


Langfield, Frank

3


Leopold Medal, Norman G Anstey - Holder of

4


Lewis, Clive Staples

20


Library

5


Life as an evacuee in Devon

9


Life in an Orphanage and as an Evacuee

9


Listed buildings of Walton-in-Gordano

15


Listed buildings, Portishead and North Weston

3


Long, Vic

20


Lost buildings of Portishead - Special edition

17

M

Map of High Street - 1915

14


Map of Portishead Defences - World War II

9


Map showing former Power Station layout

15


Maps, historic

14


Marine baths

18


Marsh Lane

15


May Day in 1925 at Walton-in-Gordano

15


MacKenzie, Sir Compton

20


Memories of growing up in Portishead

12


Memories of Portishead during World War II

9


Memories of effects of Bristol Blitz on the village of Walton-in-Gordano

9


Memories, wartime, Alfred Poole

3


Mill, Bailey’s, Portishead Dock

5


Missing blue painted pigeons

3


Mohuns of Capenor

17


Monica Russell’s letter to Father Christmas.

12


Moor, Weston, history of the orchards

7


Mrs Broom's Diary

9


Munitions Factory

9


Mustad’s of Portishead - special edition

10


My Dad’s War

9


My Story by Alan Stonestreet

11


My Time In The Home Guard  

9


Mystery Painting

5,6

N

Naish Hill Climb and James Gordon’s Carriageway

11, 21


Naish House and its Estate at Clapton in Gordano - special edition

21


Nautical School Boy

3


Nautical School Chapel - Photo

4


Nora Brown (nee Dunn) – Her life in North Weston and Portishead from the 1910s – 1940s

8


Nore School, Friary Road, West Hill

4


Norman G Anstey - Holder of Leopold Medal

4

O

Oil Pipe Line, Redcliffe Bay

5


Old Pier Railway Station

15


Oliver Hicks

6


Olympics, 2012, volunteering

12


Open Air Swimming Pool

4


Open space at Beach Road West

1


Orchards at Weston Moor

7


Orchards, Cherry, of Clapton-in-Gordano

11


Original Portishead sewerage system

3,4


Organs at the United Reformed Church.

12


Orphanage, Life in an

9


Owen Blayney Cole’s “Our Village”

13

P

Painting, mystery

56


Parry Family

4


P C Simper & Sons - cycles and toys

14


Personalities, Past and Present – special edition

20


Pier, Old Railway Station

15


Pilings in the mud

18


Petrol Pumps, unsightly

3


Pigeons, missing blue painted

3


Place names of Portishead, changing

1,2


Playtimers

12


Poacher, the, public house

18


Poem: Fifty Years Ago, written in 1880

1


Poems on Portbury Salt Marsh and Portbury Marsh

7


Portbury Engine Test Site

9


Portishead and North Weston’s listed buildings

3


Portishead Brick and Tile Works

1


Portishead Centenarians inc Mrs Mary Ann Tripp, Miss Elizabeth Bolton and Mrs Frances Rogers

8


Portishead Horticultural Society 1863-2013.

13


Portishead Pottery and Miss Gwen Horlick

12


Portishead Power Station - my work at

4


Portishead Power Station by Johnny Johnston.

11


Portishead Radio Station

6


Portishead Railways - The Flower Show 2008

4


Portishead Rectory ghost revisited.

12


Portishead Rugby Club

7


Portishead UDC and the Imminence of World War II

9


Portishead underground

16


Portishead Urban District Council, links with

10


Portishead’s Carriers and their Associated Trades from the time of Queen Victoria until the 1950s

8


Portishead’s listed buildings - Severn House

5


Portishead’s time scale - geology

16


Posset girl, I married a

7


Posset People - special edition

8


Post Office - 170 years in Portishead

7


Power Station

4,5,11


Princess Christian of Schleswig Holstein

20


Princess Henry of Battenberg

20


Prisoners of War - William Gillard Holder

9


“Prisoner” of Woodhill - the 37 year asylum of Owen Blayney Cole.

13


Public House, The Poacher

18

Q

Queens’ Diamond Jubilees

11

R

R.A.F, career in the

9


Rackley House, Portishead

17


Radio Station, Portishead

6, 18


Railway carriage, Brunel’s Broad Gauge

12


Railway Station, Old Pier

15


Railway, Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway

2,7,10


Railways - The Flower Show 2008

4


Rectory characters.

13


Rectory ghost revisited.

12


Rectory, the

12


Redcliffe Bay estate

13


Redcliffe Bay in the 1950s

13


Redcliffe Bay Roman Site

2


Redcliffe Bay Swimming Club, Badge of the

7


Redcliffe Bay tanks

6


Redcliffe Bay, Oil Pipe Line

5


Reid, Barbara - Land Girl and G.I. Bride

9


Remembrances of World War II  

9


Reminders of my Father

9


Reminiscences, High Street

14


Reynolds, Arthur

20


Robert Broom from family documents

9


Robinson, Eric Glynne, peace pilot

6,1,5


Rocks, age of

16


Rodney Martin Challands

15


Roman Site, Redcliffe Bay

2


Rowles, Elsie (nee Baker)

1


Royal Air Force, my life in the

9


Rugby Club, Portishead

7

S

Sandbag Fillers

9


Savory Family

2


Schimmelpennick connection

12


School, British, West Hill and the graveyard

3


School, Kindergarten and Preparatory

3


Sea bathing

13


Sewerage System in Portishead, construction of original

2


Sewerage System, Victorian, Portishead

2,3,4,5


Sharland, Edward

20


Shipwrecks and drownings off Portishead Point

12


Shops, High Street

14


Shops, Walton-in-Gordano

6


Signal station at Walton-in-Gordano

13


Simper, P C  & Sons - cycles and toys

14


Sinnock family

20


Smugglers in the Bay

2


Someone to watch over me by Nigel Coombes.

11


Spencer, Captain Thomas, and school for boys

21


Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of Great Britain 1809 – 1812

11


Squadron Leader Tommy Broom D.F.C.  

9


St. Augustine's Church, Redcliffe Bay

6


St. Mary's well

17


Sterland, Martin

20


Stone used in the High Street building

14


Stone, Sid

13


Stonestreet, Alan

11


Sturdee Hicks from letters

9

T

Tebbutt, Geoffrey

9


Teenage boys in 1949

11


Tinkling’s Legs

4


Tragedy on the Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway

7


Training Ship Formidable, boys of the

7


Traverses - geology

16


Trees to Remember a Hero  

9


Tribute to Bob Coates compiled by his family

5


Tucks Cottage, High Street

17, 18

U

Union Independent Chapel, Dissenters’ Certificate for

3


United Reformed Church, Organs at the

12

V

V.E. Day Parties

9


Victor Haliwell and the disaster on Lake Windermere

15


Victorian Sewerage System, Portishead

2,3,4,5


Violet May Welsh’s early childhood years in her own words

8


Virgo family of Walton-in-Gordano

15


Volunteering at 2012 Olympics

12

W

W T Clark, diary of

4


Walter, Joseph

20


Walter Russell (1878-1960) and his family

15


Walton-in-Gordano, Signal station at

13


Walton-in-Gordano

13


Walton-in-Gordano During World War II

9


Walton-in-Gordano listed buildings

15


Walton-in-Gordano shops

6


Walton-in-Gordano, May Day 1925

15


Walton-in-Gordano, Virgo family of

15


War Memorial in St Peter's Church

9


Warren’s shop at the bottom of Ferndale Road

3


Wartime Legend Remembered  

9


Wartime Memories

3


Wartime Memories and Battery Point

9


Welsh, Violet May’s early childhood years in her own words

8


Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway

10


Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway, Tragedy on the

7


Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway postcard

2


Weston-in-Gordano, Malicious wounding

13


Weston-in-Gordano Manor Houses, excavations in 1958 and 1960

1


Weston-in-Gordano, more goings-on in

15


Weston Lodge, The Baker and Watts families and summer holidays

2


Weston Moor, history of the orchards

7


Whistler, James

20


White Lion, connections with

13


White Lodge

17


White, Emily: Infanticide

5


Wiltshire, Hannah, the sad case of

15


Windibank, Ken

20


Wood, Frances Hariott

20


Working men's clubs

18


World War II : memories of childhood

9


World War II Fund Raising Weeks  

9


World War II special edition

9


Woodhill, “Prisoner” of - the 37 year asylum of Owen Blayney Cole.

13

X



Y

Youth Centre, 50 years of – special edition

19

Z



Top …


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

This is a full A-Z index of all articles published to date showing the edition(s) in which an item appeared.

Back to Posset Pieces >>

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Back to Posset Pieces >>

Top …


Top …


Top …


Top …

Top …

Top …

Top …