This CD will be of interest to anyone fascinated by maritime history regarding not only the Pilots but the names of ships, places they were registered, their port of origin and the diverse cargos carried into the ports of the Severn estuary.
The Log itself appears to be an account register relating to charges made for Piloting Ships from the Bristol Channel to Gloucester etc It is a fascinating insight into shipping in the Severn Estuary during this period, and whether you’re interested in the movement of goods world wide, the History of ships, or the fascinating place names where the ships were registered or the goods were loaded, that completed their journey to the ports of Lydney, Sharpness, Gloucester etc. and not forgetting the families that acted as Pilots it is a fascinating read.
This CD contains a full transcription of the register 386 individual images of the pages transcribed, and a short histiory of the Severn Pilots.
This CD is currently not available as a download due to size of content.
By:- Felicity D. E. Ebsworth
200 years from landowners to leisure
Traces the development of a Family Home in 1800 to a Golf Club in 2014, with lots of informative pictures & Maps.
By Lynne Cleaver:
A fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Tetbury and the surrounding areas have changed and developed over the last century
Full descriptions of photographs
By : Richard Tames
By : Alan Sutton
By : A.Jarvis
By : John Hannavy
By : Michael Boyes
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)