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The Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Church Road, St. George, Bristol is in a building built in 1894-95 originally as the St.

In 1792 the first overseas Consulate for the United States of America was established in this house.

This building was designed especially as a Custom House, and the original opened in 1711.

Hannah More (1745-1833), a Bristol Quaker, established a school for young ladies on this site.

The Wills Memorial Building was commissioned in 1912 by George Alfred Wills and Henry Herbert Wills, in honour of their father, Henry Overton Wills