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 : Phyllis Tyler
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 : Audrey Bagnall
A Pitkin Guide by Carol Harris
Women and the call to action.
Life on the Home Front.
Women’s Land Army.
Plus other sections all with photographs
By:- Rose Wallis
Yate is a town in South Gloucestershire, north-east of Bristol. Its ancient parish extended accross a largely flat vale, which until the 13th century lay within Horwood forest.
Contains information on the Manors & Estates, the Economic History, Local Government, Social History, Religious History and much more (photographs maps etc)