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Charminster and Queens Park History

The Creation of Queens Park

It started as a "Poor Heath" - and then got royal.

The Birth of Charminster

Growing from a tiny huddle of cottages .

Trams, Trollies and buses

History of transport in Queens Park and Charminster.

Some Famous residents

Did any of them live near you?

The Forgotten Church

An imposing building lost without trace.

The mysterious Indian Hut

A landmark on old maps - but what?

Charminster in WW2

Did the Luftwaffe bomb your street?

Charminster Then and Now

Images of changing Charmisnter

*Pictures of Brunswick Hotel and Wimborne Road courtesy of Bournemouth Library