By:- Steven Blake
Famous for its spa heritage. Regency architecture, schools and colleges and annual festivals, Cheltenham was also once home to many notable inhabitants, including Gustav Holst, composer of The Planets, Edward Jenner, the pioneer of the smallpox vaccine and Edward Wilson, the Antarctic explorer.
The book covers 100 items of the most interest.
This fascinating book illustrates the development of the parishes throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Photographs with descriptive text.
By : Burchardt and Cooper
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BY:- Ruth Proctor Hirst
A short history of the largest village in the Forest of Dean.
An 1883 Map of the area, 40 pages of Photographs and Text back to the 18 hundreds.
By : Phyllis Tyler
By:- Janet Cooper
Contains Illustrations, Maps, relating to:
Settlement & Population
and much more.
As an important crossing point of of the River Severn, Gloucester has played an important role in history from Roman times to the present day. It was founded in AD 97 under Emperor Nerva and has a rich and varied history, reflected in its architecture and the stories told by its people. Gloucester is a cathedral city and capital of its county – a richly historic place worthy of a visit. Gloucester History Tour takes the reader on a journey of significant places of interest within the city, including the beautiful cathedral, celebrated docks (newly renovated) and its noteworthy streets.
By: Christine Jordan
From Roman Times to Victorian Grandeur, Gloucester has a proud and distinctive architectural identity. This extraordinary history is embodied in the buildings that have shaped the city. Gloucester in 50 Buildings explores the history of this rich and vibrant community through a selection of its greatest treasures. from its imposing cathedral to the striking Docklands redevelopment, this unique study celebrates the city’s heritage in a new and accessible way. Well-known local author Christine Jordan guides the reader on a tour of the city’s historic buildings and its more modern architectural delights.
By :- Silvia Pinches
The Victoria County History of the people and parish before the Reformation.
Introducing Leadon Land
Settlement to AD600
Church & Parish to 1300
Growth of the Borough
Town Life, 1200-1500
Woods & Fields
Many Colour Photographs etc
Bone Cave Hunting in the Wye Valley-Chris Bowen
Oxford, Park End Street and the Forest Of Dean- Mary Prior
Coleford Congregational Church-Avril Kear
Littledean Congregational Church-Avril Kear
Captain Mayne Reid (1818-1883) adverturer and storyteller-David Mullin
“Oh Mr Office of Woods – Make Us a Road”- Keith Walker
David Mushet and his contribution to the ‘map that changed the world’-Cherry Lewis
Forest miners and the growth of trade unions, part 1 1860-1890 – Christine Martyn