Gloucestershire Work in progress

Gloucestershire XVI - Cirencester and district

  • Work on this volume began in October 2013. Draft sections are now being edited. The first section was posted in April 2016 and more are being added as they become available. Francis Boorman has completed the account of the town and parish of...
  • Cirencester's medieval period (Anglo-Saxon to 1540) has been researched and written by Dr Beth Hartland, and a draft will be posted here shortly. Meanwhile, Dr Francis Boorman is working on the post-Reformation part of the project in...

Gloucestershire XV - Cheltenham and district

  • Work on this volume started in October 2013. The intention is to cover all components of the historic Cheltenham Hundred, namely  the four ancient parishes of Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Leckhampton, and Swindon (village), plus the adjacent...
  • Cheltenham before the Spa As its title implies Cheltenham before the Spa, by Alex Craven and Beth Hartland, will describe the evolution of Cheltenham as a small Gloucestershire market town within a large agricultural parish, from the Saxon period...

Gloucestershire XIV - Yate and district

  • When complete Volume 14 will cover all the ancient parishes of Lower Grumbalds Ash Hundred: Acton Turville Chipping Sodbury Dodington Little Sodbury Old Sodbury Tormarton Wapley with Codrington West Littleton Yate. Work on this volume started with...
  • Work on the three adjacent parishes of Chipping Sodbury, Lttle Sodbury and Old Sodbury began in 2016 and is expected to take about two years. Beth Hartland is researching the medieval period for all three parishes, while Phil Baker works on the...
  • Work on Volume 14 started with Yate. The research, which is now complete, was undertaken by Rose Wallis with the support of a group of volunteers based at the Yate Heritage Centre. The results of their work were published as a VCH 'Short' in...