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Bristol is a city, unitary authority area and county in South West England. It is England’s sixth and the United Kingdom’s eighth most populous city, and the most populous city in Southern England after London.

The city borders the Unitary Authority areas of North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the historic cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively.
Here below is a rare collection of 28 vintage photos that captured everyday life of this city before 1900.

A Victorian view of Westbury-on-Trym village
Colwill’s Coach office, 1894
A.C. Haskins baker and confectioner, North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, 1888
Blackboy Hill and The Kings Arms pub, 1899
Bristol domestic servants, 1898
Bristol Tramways & Carriage Company, 1875
Bristol Victorian organ grinder on street, ca. 1890s
Bristol’s Cabot Tower nearing com­pletion in 1898
Carriages on the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway, ca. 1890s
Castle Green, Bristol, 1888
Christmas Steps, Lewins Mead, Bristol, 1899
Dwarfs wedding in Bristol, 1869
First electric-cables being laid in Bristol’s High Street, 1893
N.Taylor game and poultry dealer with all its fresh birds on display, Nicholas Street, 1899
Orphan boys outside the Muller’s home on Ashley Down, Bristol, ca. 1890s
Peter Street, Bristol, 1899
Pumping Station, Avon Gorge near Clifton, 1874
The Drawbridge, Bristol, 1880
The Dutch House on the corner of Wine Street and High Street, Bristol, 1884
The laying of electric-cables in Baldwin Street, Bristol, 1893
The Pithay, Bristol, 1880
The Rose and Crown at 38 Broadmead, Bristol, ca. 1890s
Victorian Seaside holidays in Bristol
Victorian seaside in Bristol
Victorian steam traction, Redcliffe Hill, Bristol
Victorian view of the charming Dial House, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

Wills Tobacco girls, Bedminster, ca. 1890s

A loaded timber carriage pulled by three horses waiting to unload at Toogood’s timber yard, West Street, Bedminster, 1899