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by PeterDelaney
Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: General Queries on Local History
Topic: Bisham milestone
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Re: Bisham milestone

The Hatfield and Reading Turnpike Trust took over the maintenance of this road in 1768, and I believe that they put the original milestones in along its length - there is - or was - a whole series of them. In essence, it is the modern A404, which until relatively recently ran from the Bath Road at B...
by PeterDelaney
Fri May 27, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: General Queries on Local History
Topic: Smiths Coaches Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 6522

Re: Smiths Coaches Reading

The accident to which you refer happened on 27th April 1919, n the A4 at Hare Hatch, and the injured were taken to the horse & Groom nearby. The coach had taken a party of Reading football supporters to a match against Chelsea, and had stopped at Littlewick Green for refreshment on the way back....

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