Gloucestershire Work in progress

Gloucestershire XVI - Cirencester and district

  • Work on this volume began in October 2013. The research for the accounts of the town and parish of Cirencester and Stratton has been largely completed. Draft sections are now being edited and made available here as soon as they are ready for comment...
  • Dr Beth Hartland's draft of the history of the Cirencester Abbeyand the history of Cirencester from 1540 to 1945 written by Dr Francis Boorman with the assistance of a number of volunteers are available below. As indicated in the text a few...

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 from 1738 With the release of Cheltenham Before the Spa, the history of the town from its origins to 1738 has now been published. Draft texts for the period 1738 to 1852, when the spa developed from a small market town to one of the...

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 now nearing completion. Beth Hartland researched the medieval period for all three parishes, while Alex Craven works on the early modern and...
  • 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...