An article by Bill Laws on the Bassom - Bartonsham's Bathing Hut - has been published in our new Topics section. Please take a look, and add any of your own memories or further information in the comments section underneath.
Still to come are articles on schools, pubs, the dairy, shops, the Castle, war memorials and barracks. We welcome submissions!
Spread the word about Bartonsham History Group by printing and displaying our new 'general' poster.
Click to download as a pdf.
We're running a second historical walk of the Bartonsham area, with some new material, on Saturday 18th June, 2pm from Victoria Bridge. Please click to download and print the poster and display/share - thanks!
Present: Tony, Rosi, Linda, Rob, Ami, Jason, Huw, Christine, Mo, Lynden, Bill
Apoloigies: Ian, Lorna, David, Marsha.
Rob says he needs only a short introduction and maybe a photo for each subject: Bill & Huw can help anyone who needs a hand:
Lorna – schools. (Bill has Ella Levett interview on Manor School and story about a private school in Park St).
Linda – Pubs (Bill to provide pub interview from river carnival)
Ami – the dairy.
David – shops.
Bill – Street. The Bassom is done)
Justin – Castle
War memorials/1 World war: Faith via Bill.
The River – Marsha.
Also Bill to approach Andy Taylor re the barracks
Christine & Linda – the river path
Huw will arrange the walk – details to follow
June 25 Castle Green Fair – Bill to check out a table
July ? – Huw/Bill look at family bike ride to Rotherwas Chapel.
July 23: History Day – Castle Green. Table booked.
August 2nd: Huw Sherlock; 6.30 pm visit to Snodhill Castle – Lynden to follow up with Hugh
October – talk from Liz Pitman on St John’s. Bill to arrange.
Suggestions for other history walks: Keith Ray? P.J. Pike?
It’s done! Thanks to Christine. Pdf/digital version will go on the web.
Funds stand at around £200.
Long discussion on ‘night soil footpaths and coming parish litter pick, this Sunday, June 12.
Next meeting Tues July 5 at The Volly.
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