Links to other websites


Stroud District Council – Local History of Stroud – A history of Stroud from its origins to the present

Stroud District Council –  A history of the industrial Stroud Valleys

Digital Stroud – lots of information about Stroud and the area, and its history

History of Stroud from Victoria County History – there are several pages

Stroud conservation area – has a history of Stroud, starting on page 6

Stroud Tourist Information

Stroud Preservation Trust

Stroud Civic Society

Stroud Local Oral History

Stroud History

Stroud on Wikipedia

The Museum in the Park

Stratford Park History

Park Gardens, Stroud

Listed buildings in Stroud

Stroud Pubs

Old photos of Stroud Francis Frith

Old photos of Stroud Edwin C Peckham

Stroud on film – British Pathe

Stroud Community TV – History

A day out in Stroud in 1977 a BBC program

Information about  The Field Estate, Stroud

The Stroudwater Textile Trust

Stroud in 1986

List of people’s names mentioned in ‘Notes & Recollections of Stroud’ by Paul Hawkins Fisher, first published 1871

Edwin Beard Budding

George Holloway & Holloway Society

History of Marling School, Stroud

History of Stroud Technical School

Stroud Boys Technical School

Stroud High School History

Stroud mill descriptions

Stroud Trade Directories

St Laurence Church, Stroud

Stroud Town Council – Cemetery Leaflet

Grave/monument inscriptions:  Old Chapel – Chapel St,  St Laurence old church & Stroud Cemetery

Stroud churches

Stroud area churches

Stroud catholic church & St Roses history

Trinity Church, Stroud

Trinity Rooms VA Hospital

The Jewish community of Stroud, 1877-1908

Stroud News & Journal

Stroud Town Council

Cotswold Playhouse history

The Lake at The  Lawn – Cainscross

Radical Stroud – History

Stroud Bank & Rodborough Fort – Dallaways link

Edward Weedon Winterbotham (4 Aug 1842 – 15 Aug 1918) – typed autobiographical note  Of Bank House, Stroud

Pigots 1830 directory of Stroud

Stroud Trade Directories – transcribed

Stroud Maps 1825 1835 1884 1903 1920 1952


Place names in the five valleys

The Follies of Stroud

Cloth industry & Mills

Apperley genealogy

Berkeley Local History Society

Bisley Village Website

Cainscross – The Lake at The  Lawn

Cotswold Canal Trust

Cranham Local History Society

Dursley & Cam

Ebley Mill history

Ebley Mill – see the virtual tour on Flickr

Horsley Parish history

A history of the parishes of Minchinhampton and Avening – written in 1915

Minchinhampton Local History Group

Highwood School Nailsworth

The Nailsworth Society

Nether Lypiatt Manor

Oakridge History Group

Paganhill community & heritage

Paganhill history

Paganhill Maypole history

Paganhill Maypole Hall history

Painswick Local History Society

Painswick Roads

Sources for studying the history of the village of Randwick

Remembering Rodborough Project

Bread Street, Ruscombe, in the 1930s

Sheepscombe History Society

RAF pilot and Slad Pub Landlord

Stroud Valleys Buses history

Uley Society

Woodchester Historical Society

The Roman Villa at Woodchester

Woodchester Mosaic replica

Woodchester Mansion

Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society & Heritage Centre


Gloucestershire Archives: Online Catalogue

Gloucestershire BMD Indexes Births, Marriages & Deaths

Gloucestershire Family History Society

Gloucestershire Local History Association

Gloucestershire Pubs

Old Pubs in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Trade Directories extracts 1876 & 1894

The Living Memory Historical Association in Cirencester – Social History with special reference to everyday life in the Cotswolds during and after the Second World War.

Old maps

Gloucestershire old maps

Old Gloucestershire Diary transcript 1780s to 1869

Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology

Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society


Britain from the air

Imperial War Museum’s War Memorials Archive

Turnpike roads


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