Slimbridge Local History Society

Meetings are held in the Village Hall at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of the appropriate month.
Entrance fee £1.50 (including refreshments). Visitors welcome.


 Among information available to researchers are the following items

* Transcribed Parish Registers for Baptisms, Marriages and Burials dating from 1571
* Census Returns 1841 - 1901
* Graveyard Monumental Inscriptions
* Court Rolls giving information re: parishioners in 15th & 16th `C
* Transcriptions of 16th and 17th Century Wills of local residents
* Photographs of all the village buildings old and new 1998
History of  Cambridge and Slimbridge Schools
Some information re: Cambridge and Gossington Non Conformist Chapels
* Slimbridge Millenium Photographic Archive AD2000
(300 photos of people, places, events, industry, & farming etc.. in the year 2000)

*  Now available on CD


PROGRAMME of MEETINGS 2013/14

Wed. Sept. 4th. 2013

The eight Earls of Berkeley 1679 - 1942
Speaker:  Mr. David Smith

Wed. Nov. 6th 2013

The Dursley Fire Brigade
Speaker: Mr. Ian Thomas

Wed. Feb. 5th 2014

Gloucestershire Overseers of the Poor papers
Speaker: Mr. John Looseley

Wed. Apr. 2nd 2014

The History of Gloucestershire Hospitals
Speaker: Mrs. Fannie Storr

Wed. June 4th 2014

Annual General Meeting and Members Night


CONTACTS

You can email us at: margaretw@orpheusmail.co.uk

Tel: Peter Ballard: 01453 890207