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hansom

a two-wheeled one-horse carriage with a fixed hood. The driver sits on a high outside seat at the rear
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These citizens of Cardiff journeyed out to St Fagans in their hansom cabs and I can imagine few more delightful experiences than trotting at a steady pace on a quiet evening down to the Plymouth Arms.
Originally envisaged to be the place where the then long-running Birmingham's Triennial Music Festival - raising cash for the city's General Hospital - was staged it was designed by Joseph Hansom, of Hansom cab fame, and Edward Welch.
The gaol was built in 1829 by Joseph Hansom, the designer of the Hansom cab.
A group of hansom cab drivers look on as the competition clanks by.
Then, there was nothing for it, but to hail a hansom cab and settle in front of the fire for another jolly game of cards.
AN EARLY picture of Exchange Place, Middlesbrough, with one of the electric trams and a hansom cab.
The Grade I listed gaol was designed by Joseph Hansom - the inventor of the Hansom cab - and opened in 1829.
The 32-year-old, who trained at Birmingham's College of Food (now BCU), joins from The Hansom Cab Grill Room and Oyster Bar in London, where he worked alongside Marco Pierre White himself.
Charles was born in Manchester in 1860 and moved to Darlington as a young man, working as a labourer and marrying Julia Ivin, whose father was, ironically, a hansom cab driver in Darlington.
England were still sticking to the effective but old-fashioned 2-3-5 formation, which was soon to be made to look as outdated as a Hansom cab on a motorway.
Tim Jones, project manager of the hall's regeneration project, said: 'The organ was designed by Joseph Hansom who is most famous for inventing the hansom cab.
Of course the likes of Ken Rosewall, Cliff Drysdale and Tony Roche always took the tournament old pal Roger Taylor in an Earls Court pub, the Hansom Cab (if I recall correctly) in the aftermath of a famous victory.