Upper Windrush Local History Society
    North Cotswolds

From the Archive


Ash Lane Stanway


Cutsdean Football Team
Jim Arkell is holding the ball


Cutsdean Shooting Party

Obverse of the Shooting Party

For the above photos names and dates are always appreciated. They allow the archive to be searched not just by area but also names and dates which adds considerably to an invaluable resource.

 

 

For the adjacent photos names and dates are always appreciated. They allow the archive to be searched not just by area but also names and dates which makes for an invaluable resource.

Avenue Dispute at Guiting Power

50 years ago a dispute raged over a locked gate in Guiting Power. A selection of contemporary press clippings is available from the Archive Page.

 


Items kindly donated to UWLHS this month include,

BOOK- (G1139)
Roots of England  by John Miller and Sid Waddell
Published 1980 by the BBC to accompany the TV show.
Includes a chapter dedicated to Guiting Power wit photos of
The Manor House ( Wood House)
Derelict cottages pre 1958
Trust house, before and after restoration
George and Connie East
Tony Miles landlord of The Farmers Arms with others in the bar
Miss Scott working with pupils in the village school

BOOK - (G1130)
Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 16
Abstracts of FEET OF FINES
relating to GLOUCESTERSHIRE 1199-1299
A foot of fine is the record of an agreement that resolved a dispute, usually about the ownership of land.
One of the parties to the dispute purchased a writ to bring the dispute into the king,s court, thereby becoming a plaintiff, but before the suit came to judgement the parties sought permission to reach an agreement (or concord).

MAP - (G1142)
UWLHS members visited an old bookshop in Tewkesbury to search a large collection of old maps. One of local interest
GLOUCESTERSHIRE MAP Sheet XXIX.5 dated 1922 edition. surveyed 1882-82
Covering part of Lower Slaughter it measures approx 104 X 74 cm

Talks are open to members and non members, we suggest a door donation of £1 for members and £2 for non members, just turn up and enjoy.

You do not need to live locally to join the society and the yearly subscription is still very modest at £5.