Bournemouth

Welcome to Bournemouth, England's Coastal Garden
Section of a 1759 map of Hampshire by Isaac Taylor, showing the Manor of Christchurch and the area around the Bourne chine
Photochrom of Invalids' Walk, 1890s
A view of Bournemouth showing the temporary wooden jetty that was replaced by an iron pier in 1880.
Photochrom of the entrance to the pier, 1890s
The Waterfront Cinema and Leisure Complex (now demolished)
Bournemouth Town Hall was built in the Victorian period, originally serving as a hotel for visitors to the town.
Bournemouth Beach and Boscombe Pier
Financial services are crucial to the town's economy and Unisys was a major employer in the industry.
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is a national conference and music venue in the town.
Bournemouth Pier including the Pier Theatre
Shops and apartments in the centre of Bournemouth
The grave of writer Mary Shelley and her parents, including Mary Wollstonecraft, in St. Peter's Church, Bournemouth
Bournemouth Christmas Market in 2019
St Peter's Church, completed in 1879
The Grade II listed entrance to Boscombe Pier
Bournemouth railway station, built in 1885, with a replica Victorian iron and glass roof
Bournemouth and Poole College Lansdowne Campus
St Stephen's Church, Bournemouth, built in 1898
The Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation
A blue plaque marking the birthplace of Hubert Parry at 2, Richmond Terrace, Bournemouth
Blue Plaque on the Wall of St Peter's Churchyard commemorating the resting place of members of the Shelley family.

Coastal resort town in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council area of Dorset, England.

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Paul Verlaine

French poet associated with the Symbolist movement and the Decadent movement.

French poet associated with the Symbolist movement and the Decadent movement.

The House of Verlaine, Verlaine's birthplace in Metz, today a museum dedicated to the poet's life and artwork
Plaque in Brussels
Paul Verlaine in 1893; photograph by Otto Wegener
Monument to Paul Verlaine, sculpted by Rodo in 1911, in the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris
Grave.
Verlaine drinking absinthe in the Café François 1er in 1892, photographed by Paul Marsan Dornac
Chanson d'automne
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From there he went to teach in nearby Boston, before moving to Bournemouth.

Title page of the first London edition (1886)

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886.

Gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886.

Title page of the first London edition (1886)
Robert Louis Stevenson in 1885
Richard Mansfield was mostly known for his dual role depicted in this double exposure. The stage adaptation opened in Boston in 1887, a year after the publication of the novella. (picture 1895)

The novella was written in the southern English seaside town of Bournemouth, where Stevenson had moved to benefit from its sea air and warmer climate.

London Borough of Harrow

London borough in north-west London, England, and forms part of Outer London.

London borough in north-west London, England, and forms part of Outer London.

Harrow within Middlesex in 1961
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London (Harrow)
A map showing the wards of Harrow since 2002
Harrow Civic Centre

In a national detailed Land Use Survey by the Office for National Statistics in 2005 it was found that the London Borough of Harrow had the second highest proportion of land being domestic gardens: 34.7% of all 326 districts in England; this compared with the London Borough of Sutton's 35.1% (highest proportion nationally) and Bournemouth's 34.6%.

Heiligendamm in Germany, established in 1793, the oldest seaside resort in continental Europe

Resort town

Urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

Urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

Heiligendamm in Germany, established in 1793, the oldest seaside resort in continental Europe
Aerial view of the Cancún island, from the top of the Torre Escénicain May 2008
Railway station in Tatranská Lomnica ski resort, Slovakia
A comic drawn for a newspaper in a resort area; it depicts elderly local residents with limited income who are used to visiting attractions nearby.
Grand Hotel Kurhaus in Resort architecture style, in Binz, Rügen (Germany)
An aerial view of the Naantali summertown in Finland
A pedestrian street in Jūrmala, Latvia
Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia

Bournemouth

Christchurch Priory, seen from its extensive churchyard (January 2015)

Christchurch Priory

Ecclesiastical parish and former priory church in Christchurch in the English county of Dorset .

Ecclesiastical parish and former priory church in Christchurch in the English county of Dorset .

Christchurch Priory, seen from its extensive churchyard (January 2015)
The entrance porch to the Priory
The Lady Chapel, added to the eastern end of the building in the 15th century
The Miraculous Beam, still exposed in the church
The southern aisle, facing east
The Tower in which the 12 bells hang.
Prayer lights and banner at the Priory
Photocrom print, 1890-1900
Christchurch Priory from Wick, across the River Stour
Christchurch from Wick Fields
View from Wick, c. 1920
Christchurch Priory Crucifix sculpture by Laurence Broderick

This monument was first offered to St Peter's Church, six miles away in Bournemouth, where Mary Shelley and other family members are buried.

AFC Bournemouth

Dominic Solanke in 2022
Dean Court
Chart of yearly table positions of Bournemouth in the League.

AFC Bournemouth is a professional association football club based in Kings Park, Boscombe, a suburb of Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

Dean Court

Dean Court, currently known as the Vitality Stadium for sponsorship purposes, is a football stadium in Kings Park, Boscombe, a suburb of Bournemouth, Dorset, England and the home ground of AFC Bournemouth.

Decimus Burton by Sir Thomas Lawrence

Decimus Burton

One of the foremost English architects and landscapers of the 19th century.

One of the foremost English architects and landscapers of the 19th century.

Decimus Burton by Sir Thomas Lawrence
Carlton Gardens, to the design of which Burton made extensive contributions
The Burton family mansion, The Holme in Regent's Park, which was built by the company of James Burton to a design by Decimus Burton. It has been described as "one of the most desirable private homes in London" by architectural scholar Guy Williams, and "a definition of Western civilization in a single view" by architectural critic Ian Nairn.
Marble Arch before its relocation at the entrance to the newly rebuilt Buckingham Palace
Aerial view of Marble Arch
Phoenix Park – Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Great Conservatory, Chatsworth House, with Joseph Paxton
Holy Trinity Church, Eastbourne
Adelaide Crescent, Hove, Brighton, Burton's houses are on the left.
St Augustine's Church, Flimwell
North Street with Kenilworth Road in background
Steps down to Kings Road
Warrior Square Station, St Leonard's-on-Sea
Cornwall Terrace
Chester Terrace
York Terrace
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, 1833 Schmollinger map
St. John's Lodge, Regent's Park
London Colosseum
London Zoo c.1854
Hyde Park and part of Kensington Gardens c.1833
Screen, Hyde Park Corner
Aerial view of Hyde Park
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner
Green Park, London, and Constitution Hill
St James's Park Lake, to the northwest, and Buckingham Palace
Green Park and St. James's Park c.1833
Athenaeum Club, London
Charing Cross Hospital, Villiers Street London, c. 1902
Elizabeth Gate, Kew Gardens
Palm House, Kew Gardens
The Temperate House, Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens Water Lily House
Holwood House, Keston
Bay House, main entrance
Holy Trinity Church, Tunbridge Wells
Calverley House, c. 1860, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Calverley Park gardens
Calverley Park Crescent Royal Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells, Victoria Lodge
St Peter's Church, Southborough, Kent
Church of St Mary, Riverhead, Kent
Great Culverden Park Lake
Former Customs House, Fleetwood
Beach Lighthouse (Fleetwood)
The North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood
Pharos Lighthouse (Fleetwood)
St Peter's Church, Fleetwood
Queen's Terrace, Fleetwood
Queen's Terrace (1844), Fleetwood
Gate and lodges, Sennowe Hall, Norfolk
Grimston Park, Yorkshire 1839-40
Burton's King Edward VI Grammar School, Retford
St Mary's Church, Goring-by-Sea
Phoenix Monument, Phoenix Park, Dublin
Dublin - Phoenix Park Jaunting car Postcard, c. 1905
Phoenix Park - Wellington Monument
Garda (Police) HQ in Dublin's Phoenix Park
Dublin Zoo entrance lodge (1833)
Queenstown, aka Cobh, c. 1890
Cobh dominates Cork Harbour

Lower Pleasure Gardens, Bournemouth (1840s)

Portrait by Walter William Ouless, at the National Portrait Gallery (London).

John Loughborough Pearson

British Gothic Revival architect renowned for his work on churches and cathedrals.

British Gothic Revival architect renowned for his work on churches and cathedrals.

Portrait by Walter William Ouless, at the National Portrait Gallery (London).
St Mary's Dalton Holme, East Yorkshire
St Matthew's church, Landscove, South Devon

St Augustine's, Kilburn (1871), St John's, Red Lion Square, London (1874, destroyed by a parachute mine in 1941), St Alban's, Conybere Street, Birmingham (1880), St Michael's, Croydon (1880), St John's, Norwood (1881), St Stephen's, Bournemouth (1889), and All Saints Church, Hove (1889), are characteristic examples of his mature work.

Kiama sea baths in New South Wales, Australia

Sea bathing

Swimming in the sea or in sea water and a sea bath is a protective enclosure for sea bathing.

Swimming in the sea or in sea water and a sea bath is a protective enclosure for sea bathing.

Kiama sea baths in New South Wales, Australia
Sea bathing in mid Wales c.1800. Several bathing machines can be seen
Sea bathing at Boulogne in the 1840s
Bathing machine and woman's swimwear style of Germany, 1893
Man and woman in swimsuits, c. 1910; she is exiting a bathing machine
St Kilda Sea Baths established in the 1850s, rebuilt in the 1920s and recently restored
Surf Bathing at Brighton-Le-Sands Australia (early 20th century)

During this period, resorts sprang up along the English coast, such as Weymouth, Bournemouth, Blackpool and Scarborough.