Welcome

……… to our website.
Next Meeting

Wednesday June 12th 7.30
at Park Junior School
Mike Smith – “The Stroud Gas Works Tramway”

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Stonehouse Friendly Circle 1947 – 1985 Newspaper report
Thanks to Mel for the cutting
The Cropthorne Concert Party included many Friendly Circle members
Top left to right: Eric Gard, Victoria May Gard, Nellie Miles, Betty Baker, Cyril Pegler, Edith Cantwell, John Cantwell
front left to right: Alice Young, Mildred Gwinnell, Lilla Baker


Alfred Henry Mince – Stonehouse soldier killed in action 1st Jan 1918
Alfred’s name is spelled wrong on Stonehouse War Memorial,
meaning we couldn’t find out much about him.
But now, thanks to Megan, we have the correct name and a photo.


Gallantry Rewarded at Bristol Road Station: Area Superintendent Reginald Chapman of Gloucestershire County Ambulance Service  incident in 1963
by Ian Tindall


Do you remember Bradley’s shop on the corner of Regent Street?
Mr Bradley’s grandson, Tony Lawson, has written a biography of his grandfather and has kindly allowed us to include it on our website.

The Life and Times of Harry Frank Bradley 1896 – 1956


Bond’s Mill Gatehouse – a special pillbox
Article by Architectural History student Julia Tu


The Post Office Key


Memories of Stonehouse
We are always pleased to receive your memories and photos of Stonehouse in the past – email us info@stonehousehistorygroup.org.uk


Check out the award-winning Stroudwater History website for all the history of the Stroudwater Canal


Find out about stone stiles in Gloucestershire
Milestones in Stonehouse
Tollhouses in Great Britain


Find out more about the history of Stonehouse
Follow our Information Board Trail

Click here for our History Board Leaflet showing the location of our 10 boards


Stonehouse Court History Timeline 1086 – 2015


St Cyr’s Church History Timeline 1225 -2018