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Category Archives: More Local History

Berkeley Poaching Affray – Who were the Haywards?

To download the research of Richard Byrd and Richard Barton into the Hayward Family and its connections with the Berkeley Poaching Affray, please press the link below: See also:

November 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Stroud Grammar School

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘Stroud Grammar School and Stroud Borough School (1871- circa 1893),’ please press the link below:

October 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

St Bartholomew’s Church, Chosen Hill, Churchdown

To download W. D. Pereira’s account of St Bartholomew’s Church, Chosen Hill, Churchdown, please press the link below: See also his short history of Down Hatherley: See also Lillian Bell’s … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · 7 Comments

Down Hatherley – A Short History

To download W. D. Pereira’s account entitled ‘Down Hatherley – A Short History,’ please press the link below: See his article on St Bartholomew’s Church, Chosen Hill:

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

History of Southam, Gloucestershire

Southam – An Historical Account of the Hamlet and Parish of Southam in Gloucestershire (June 1962) by Brian E. Torode Back in 1962 Brian Torode produced this historical study of … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

City of Gloucester Police

To download Richard Barton’s brief account of the City of Gloucester Police (1483-1988), please press the link below:

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Upfield Preparatory School for Boys, Stroud

To download the memories and photographs of Upfield compiled by Richard Barton, please press the link below: To download the prospectus and details about the uniform: To download the School … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · 8 Comments