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A Slimbridge Romance – The Love Letters of Percy and Florence Barton (1910-1913)

LETTERS FROM PERCY BARTON TO FLORENCE NOAD These letters form a fascinating ‘diary’ of everyday events in the Village of Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, during the years leading up to the First … Continue reading

November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barton Family of the Forge, Slimbridge, Part I

BARTON FAMILY OF THE FORGE, SLIMBRIDGE, PART I John and Sarah Barton and their children PEDIGREE   Robert Barton (1604(?)-1663) and Susannah Holway (-1684) Yeoman of Thornbury | John Barton … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Farming in Slimbridge by George Barton

George Barton (1922-1999) gave a talk to the Slimbridge Historical Society entitled: ‘From Horse to Tractor – An Account of Farming in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s’ ‘I have been … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 3 Comments