"Sometimes, while my hard-working aunts were washing
at gone midnight, a constable's voice would call up
  from the delivery doors, 'Is everything alright up there?' "

  
1. City of Bath. Rate book for 1880. p.30



  
2. Kelly's directory of Somerset, 1883, 1902, 1914, 1919, 1923, 1927, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1945, 1947


  
3. Bath directory, 1884-1894, 1896-1901, 1903-6, 1908-9, 1961



  
4. A lecture on Turkish baths delivered before the members of the Balloon Society 26 March 1886 / Charles Bartholomew. London : Marshall, 1886


  
5. The Ports of the Bristol Channel. [London : London Printing and Engraving Co], 1893. p.254


  
6. Personal interview with Norman Ashfield (May 1991)



  
7. 'Obituary [Ted Hunt]'     Bath and Wiltshire evening chronicle     (10 Jun 1985)    p.3



  
8. 'First Turkish bath: puts the spring into winter' / J.T.    Bath evening chronicle     c.1947



  
9. 'It's heatwave weather all the time in this job!' /  R.E.J. F      Bath evening chronicle        (4 Jun 1955)


  
10. 'Bristol Summer Assize'     Bristol mercury and daily post     (4 Aug 1883)



  
11. An illustrated guide to the Turkish baths / Charles Bartholomew. London : Marshall, 1887


  
12. The Forgotten year: news from Bath in 1882 / Bruce Crofts. Bath : City Council, 1982. p.50


  
13. Bristol mercury and daily post     (7 Mar 1890)    p.8



  
14. 'Proprietor of Turkish baths: death of Mr Henry E Hunt'    Bath evening chronicle     (undated cutting from 1941)


  
15. Personal interview with William's son, Leonard Park (Jun 1991)



  
16. Letter. Charles Bartholomew to William Park (18 Nov 1886) Collection of the late Leonard Park


  
17. Charles Bartholomew's will. 26 Jun 1883



  
18. PRO: BT31 5326/36477



  
19. Personal communication from David Ritrose



  
20. The popular guide through and round Bath. 8th ed. Bath : Curtis, c.1896. p.77



  
21. I am especially indebted to Norman Ashfield for the information on the members of the Hunt family, of which he is one of the last survivors


  
22. Bartholomew's Turkish Baths. [An illustrated rate card published by the baths at the beginning of the 20th century. In the collection of the Victorian Turkish Bath Project.]


  
23. 'City to lose its Turkish baths'      Bath evening chronicle     (3 Jun 1961)



  
24. City of Bath Parish of Walcot.   Rate book, 1889, 1890, 1894, 1895



  
25. I am indebted to Philip Harper of the Bath Record Office for this information.



  
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