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Welcome to the website of the Gloucestershire Local History Association.

Information on local history organisations in Gloucestershire, events, speakers, computing guidelines and more, can be found by following the links on the side bar and the drop down menus above. Groups can find out about joining the Association here.

Local History Day

Local History Day


Each year the Association organises a Local History Day. This will next be held on Saturday, 18th March 2017 at Churchdown Community Centre. The theme will be 'Gardens for Food, Fun and Flowers'.

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Jessop's Nurseries and St James' Square, Cheltenham, seen from Bays Hill; this site is now occupied by office buildings and a Waitrose supermarket.

Lithograph, 1840, courtesy of The Cheltenham Trust and Cheltenham Borough Council