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27 Sep 2017
The Romans established a military town and port in sea mills.
The Romans occupation ended.
Bristol is trading with countries like Spain, Portugal and Iceland.
The Pill Hobblers provide the linesman who handle the lines for all shipping coming through the locks and onto the quaysides at Avonmouth. They continue to do so today.
Bristol is the 2nd largest city in the UK but is losing trade to Liverpool. (1760)
William Jessop designed the floating harbour which was built in 1809.
Avonmouth Docks were built. (1887)
The PBA took over the Avonmouth docks. (1884)
Terence Mordaunt and David Ord privatised the business (1991)
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