LOCAL HISTORY

‘ Very informative and fun for the class. They really enjoyed exploring the resources. Thank you very much.’ St Mary’s School.

Thank you Cherry, your talk went down very well, lovely to have items to handle, to add variety in the presentation. Excellent audience feedback, “Very good speaker” – “I really enjoyed today’s talk” –  ”Pleased that I came along today” and ” Thank you, perhaps you could have that speaker again?”. Museum in the Park, Stroud. October 2017.

Gloucestershire Local History

Each topic is well supported with documents, newspaper reports, photos and oral histories.

Towns

Using Maps, photos and census records working out the demographic of the local area.

Industry

Aircraft to washing machines, the businesses of the area.

Roads

Romans to Motorways

Minerals

Coal, Celestine and the famous Cotswold stone.

Farming

Sheep and wool the wealth of the area, looking at the impact of this precious resource through the ages. Iron age – Roman – Medieval – Modern

 

 

 

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