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In 1673 Welsh Back was known as St Nicholas Back.

Welsh Back 1860s
Welsh Back 1860s – Reece Winstone
Welsh Back 1860s RW
Welsh Back 1860s – Reece Winstone
Welsh Back 1875
Welsh Back 1875
Welsh Back 1875 R W 2
1875 – Reece Winstone
Welsh Back 1875 R W
1875 – Reece Winstone
PBA2304 Historical view of Welsh Back from Bristol Bridge. The nearest boat is Taff also Flora Bell – 1890s
Welsh Back early 1900s
Welsh Back early 1900s
PBAN3409 Photo c1910 by A.R. Clifford – view of Welsh Back toward Bristol Bridge

Ketch “Sultan” and coaster “Isca”. Beyond the bridge is the Georgian terrace of Bridge Street, largely destroyed in WW2.

Welsh Back 1930s Two old Sailing Barges Jonodab and Squirrel – PBA 409
Bristol Bridge from Welsh NBBack 1938 Paul T
Bristol Bridge from Welsh Back 1938
Welsh and Redcliffe Backs 1950s
Welsh and Redcliffe Backs 1950s
PBA1896 MV Anne discharging woodpulp at Welsh Back, City Docks, with barges Dursley alongside. 1952
Welsh Back 1957 - RW
Welsh Back 1957 – Reece Winstone
Welsh Back 1960s Rw
Welsh Back 1960s – Reece Winstone
welsh back 1973 rrw
Welsh Back 1973 – Reece Winstone
Welsh Back 1974 – John Winstone
Welsh Back Redcliffe Back from Bristol Bridge
Welsh Back from Bristol Bridge