This page contains a list of key people and places in and near Stroud. Some links take you to pages within this website; other links may take you to the website of a different organisation.
If you are looking for something specific, click one of the groups to jump the correct part of the alphabet:
For a more detailed search of the whole SLHS website use the Search tab on the main menu. This will display for you all mentions that match your search criteria.
See also the Links page for other useful websites.
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Biddell, John Stratford Abbey Stratford Mill (flour-mill)
Brewery – Old Stroud Brewery Book
Budding, Edwin Beard biography
Carless, John, M.D., C.M. Physician, The Grange
Chew, James Professor of Music and Organist,
Chew, Thomas Liddiate – T L Chew and Sons, Medieval Iron Works, Stroud
- St Laurence Church, Stroud newspaper cuttings
- Stroud churches
- Stroud area churches
- Stroud catholic church and St Roses history
- Trinity Church, Stroud
- Book- The church by Stroud Hospital – The story of Holy Trinity, Stroud, by Philip Walmsley
Clissolds of Chestnut Hill, Nailsworth (and the WW1 Red Cross hospital there) – this link opens a separate window in our online cloud storage server
Cooke Alfred Square, M.R.C.S., L.S.A., House Surgeon and Secretary, General Hospital at the corner of Bedford and George
Dorrington, Sir John MP of Lypiatt Park. Governor of Stroud General Hospital, Stroud Board of Guardians, Rural District, Chairman of the County Council, Chairman of the Quarter Sessions and a member of the Commission for Peace in the Country.
Dudbridge Stephen, Charted Accountant of Lansdown, Stroud Local Board of Health Stroud and District Trades Association
Dursley, Cam and Uley (also see Uley)
Field Estate, Stroud – see also W Cowle
Fisher: Paul Hawkins Fisher and the Fisher family
Foster William nurseryman
Hackwood Thomas organist
Holmes, George, cemetery superintendent
Hook –Lionel Hook and Sons Ltd of Stroud – engineering firm
Howell, John Selby Parish Clerk of Stroud & schoolmaster of the “Red Boys” Charity School, Market House (now the Old Town Hall).
Humpidge, James Dickinson, Engineer, Central Iron Works
Isacke John the first cemetery lodge-keeper and superintendent,
Isacke Family Misses Isacke – Stratford Abbey College
Jefferies Brickwork family In July 2015 we were given a box of family photographs and papers connected to the Jefferies brickworks in Dudbridge. Click the link to see the inventory and all the photos.
Okey James, Boot Maker and Toy Dealer
Paine, William Henry, M.D., Corbett House, Stroud. Physician & reformer
Park Sidney, Draper & Chairman of the Streets and Lighting Committee.
Park Gardens, in Slad Road
Partridge, Dr Thomas, M.R.C.S., M.R.C.P.I; Medical Officer for the Urban District of Stroud and Nailsworth and the Rural District Council 1870
Plested Ingram, schoolmaster at the British School at Badbrook
Randell, Geoffrey, High Bailiff of Stroud County Court. Secretary of the Stroud Building Society and the Stroud Provident Building Society.
- School of Art windows – Lansdown
- Stroud college and Downfield schools
- History of Marling School, Stroud www.marling.gloucs.sch.uk/history-of-marling/
- History of Stroud Technical School www.marling.gloucs.sch.uk/stroud-technical-school/
- Stroud High School History http://stroudhigh.gloucs.sch.uk/School-Life/About-Us
- Stratford Abbey College see teachers buried in the cemetery
Stroud Valley history
Tappers Shop, King St, Stroud
Townsend Richard, of Thanet House. R Townsend & Stacey
Uthwatt Edolph Andrew, Consulting Surgeon at the General Hospital in George Street
Wall Joshua, sculptor
Williamson David, a Wholesale Clothes Manufacturer. Williamson, Tratt and Co. Cheapside (later Hill Paul Co)
Winterbotham family – solicitors & Bank House & Bank House Gardens
Witchell family Edward, Edwin & Percy, Witchell and Sons, Solicitors, Lansdown
Withey William Henry, of Upper Gannicox Stroud, son of James Withey, the well-known grocer at 55 High Street. Property developer & Commissioner of the Turnpikes
Wyatt, Richard Barrister, J.P