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.
ELIZABETH POSTHUMA GWILLIM. (Abridged by Hilary Stratford from ‘The Extraordinary Lives of Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim and John Graves Simcoe’ by Ann Gwillim Parker) Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim was the daughter of Elizabeth (a widow, her husband having died in 1721). At the time of her birth in September 1762, her mother was living with her grandmother… Continue reading ELIZABETH POSTHUMA GWILLIM From Whitchurch.
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.
What was it uned for?
Rotten with honey fungus it had become dangerous so the time had come to remove this great and beautiful old tree. Jeoff Ludlow managed this long and complicated job for the church. It involved tree surveys, arborist survey, bat surveys, health and safety surveys, quotations and more. Harry Trigg and his team at Wye and… Continue reading Over 200 years to grow old and, regretfully, 2 days to take down.
THE TULIP TREE, SAINT DUBRICIUS CHURCH.
Whitchurch Mile Marker.
Whitchurch from 1,000,000 years ago
waterman and a local character of Symonds Yat.