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Allotments for the unemployed
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Allotments for the unemployed

Museum Ref No: PPS020436p7a
Poole unemployed are cultivating allotments near Bushell Mill Farm under a scheme worked jointly by the Allotments Association and Unemployed Fellowship. Included in this group are Ald. H.S. Carter (President of the Association), Mr. E.H. Stokes (assistant secretary), Mr W.J. Haynes (chairman of association committee), Dr. G.S. Small (chairman, Fellowship Executive), Mr A.L. Cleaver, Mr S. Rutter (fellowship organiser) and Mr. J.E. Nicholas.
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Anti-aircraft defence
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Anti-aircraft defence

Museum Ref No: PPS020436p11c
High up on the Rossmore plateau every week the Parkstone section of the Dorset Fortress Company, Royal Engineers, practices anti-aircraft defence, usually watched by a large crowd. Taken from the Poole and Parkstone Standard 2nd April 1936.
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Army Militia Camp
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Army Militia Camp

Museum Ref No: F2b_0001
Dorset Militia Camp 1877 at Playfields (between Wallisdown and Ashley Road); many white tents and some men on parade in front
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Michael Astley
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Astley, Michael Astley

Museum Ref No: Batting/Box 14/Personalities/No.21, Michael Astley, Finn class reserve man
Michael Astley, Finn class reserve man, possibly at Royal Motor Yacht Club (RMYC). (Batting photograph)
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Auction, 1749
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Auction, 1749

Extract from the Salisbury Journal 29the May 1749 describing an auction to be held at the Custom House. Brandy, Rum, Tea, Coffee.
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Auction, 1753
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Auction, 1753

Extract from Salisbury Journal 26th February 1753 describing an auction to be held at the George Inn- Brandy, Claret, ship parts and cargo from the wrecked "Good Intent" (Master David Allen).
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Avenue Place
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Avenue Place

Museum Ref No: D_Avenue_Place_0011
Avenue Place and Lagland Street. Ridout's butcher shop. Staff and carcasses outside.
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Aviaries in the Park
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Aviaries in the Park

Museum Ref No: 95_0038
'Aviaries in the Park, Poole'; postcard of the Aviaries in Poole Park. From the Andrew Hawkes collection.
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B. L. Saffery-Cooper
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B. L. Saffery-Cooper

Museum Ref No: Batting/Box 14/Personalities/No.22, B.L. Saffery-Cooper, Finn class
B.L. Saffery-Cooper, possibly at Royal Motor Yacht Club (RMYC). (Batting photograph)
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Baden Powell, , Scouting for Boys

Museum Ref No: PEO 369.43
Scouting for Boys a handbook for instruction in good citizenship by Robert Baden-Powell, edited with an introduction and notes by Elleke Boehmer, published by BCA, 2004
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