Only two wills survive for this period, both are written in Latin and have been transcribed by the Wills Group of the New Victoria County of Hampsh
This article describes how the Anglo-Saxon manor of Overton included the valley of the River Test for habitation, pasture and mills as well as chal
Overton Silk Mill was built on the river Test in 1769 and was the first water- powered industrial silk mill to be built in the south of England, co
These wills from Gloucestershire Archives have been transcribed for VCH Gloucestershire by Judy Kimber.
These wills from the Gloucestershire Archives for Cheltenham and adjoining parishes have been transcribed by Judy Kimber on behalf of VCH Glouceste
In 1686, the Overton vestry authorised a poor-house in the parish, which continued until the rapidly rising costs of poor relief resulted in a new
Unlike the other Bishops Hull mills Roughmoor mill was not on the river Tone but on one of its northern tributaries.
Both Fideoak mill and Longaller mill in Bishops Hull were on Fideoak manor and were fulling mills in 1578 and presumably until the 17th century.