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Lord’s Wood Quarry.
I was attempting to find when Lord’s Wood Quarry was worked and ceased production, and what the extracted stone was used for, when I came across this website which I had to share with you. I must return and look at it from a different perspective. Please visit the website via the link below the… Continue reading Lord’s Wood Quarry.
To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of our village hall, in conjunction with the Village Hall Committee, we at WAGLHS are putting on an exhibition.
ENTRY IS FREEROARING TWENTIESEXHIBITION Location, Whitchurch and Ganarew Memorial Hall. A couple of weeks to go to WAGLHS next exhibition, June 3rdand 4th. This year we are covering the 1920s with particularreference to 1923, as this was the year our Memorial Hallcame into being. The History group is working in conjunctionwith the Hall Society to… Continue reading To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of our village hall, in conjunction with the Village Hall Committee, we at WAGLHS are putting on an exhibition.
A VISIT TO HEREFORD WATERWORKS MUSEUM.
Sunday, May the 28th at 11 AM. This museum is not so well known and yet it is eminently worthy of a visit by anyone interested in discovering where Hereford's first pumped drinking water came from and seeing the original old machinery that made it possible. There are also exhibits from some other smaller waterworks… Continue reading A VISIT TO HEREFORD WATERWORKS MUSEUM.
HISTORY LECTURES BY MONTH AT GRESHAM COLLEGE 2023 –
Here are some HISTORY LECTURES BY MONTH AT GRESHAM COLLEGE 2023 – includes the short hyperlink for print March Thurs 23, 6pm, The Medieval Agricultural Revolution: New Evidence, Professor Helena Hamerow; Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn/ Online/ Watch Later gres.hm/agricultural-rev Tues, 28, 6pm, Portraits of Native Americans from Pocahontas to Sitting Bill, Professor Stephanie Pratt; Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn… Continue reading HISTORY LECTURES BY MONTH AT GRESHAM COLLEGE 2023 –
The Mortimer Society. Web links to the middle ages.
Some of the first Marcher Lords, the Mortimers, were gifted large tracts of land by the Normans, to subdue the rebelling Welsh princes, to help 'govern' the Wesh Marhes and protect the English borders during the middle ages right up until the time of Henry the 8th. Too far for organised WAG group visits, the… Continue reading The Mortimer Society. Web links to the middle ages.
Our visit to Kilpeck Church and Dore Abbey.
Kilpeck Church This was a double visit to Kilpeck Church and, after lunch at the Kilpeck Inn, onward to Dore Abbey on October 26th. There were 11 of us plus our guide Penny Platts. It was a lovely way to a day. First, we looked in detail at the church in Kilpeck (about 1hr 30… Continue reading Our visit to Kilpeck Church and Dore Abbey.
Children’s Literature 2.
A Brief History of British Comics. By Sally Yeshin. It can be argued that the antecedents of Comics were the political and social caricaturists such as Hogarth and Cruickshank used pictures to make a point and in some cases to provide humour. However, the first publication that can be described as a comic was Comic… Continue reading Children’s Literature 2.
Children’s Books. Part 1.
Early children’s stories were based on one of three things, fairy tales, myths or religious education. Aesop’s tales were first published in English by Caxton in 1484.
Following on from our recent exhibition of Childhood and Toys. Part 1. The History of Model Railways.
WAG Toys and Childhood Model Railways (3) PDFDownload Forest of Dean Model Railway Club Forest of Dean Model Railway Club Forest of Dean Model Railway Club Written by Sally Yeshin.