We are fortunate to have been gifted a lifetime of research on local history by the late Bryan Sysum. It is a huge collection of about 30 volumes now deposited with the Archives until it can be catalogued before being made available to the public.
His skill as a sign writer shows through in the neatness of his work and potential as an artist which would have been his preferred choice
Here is a snippet to whet your appetite in the form of sketches and brief hand written history of Gloucester Inns through time.
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More will be added as we build an on-line archive of his work.