Links to other websites


Digital Stroud – information about Stroud and the area, and its history; a Stroud College project

Stroud Museum in the Park

History of Stroud from Victoria County History – there are several pages online; there is also a complete copy of the Glos VCH  in Stroud Local Studies room

Stroud Trade Directories – transcribed

Stroud Street Maps 1825 1835 1884 1903 1920 1952, re-drawn by John Hearfield

Stroud 1909 (BGAS) – Lloyd George’s Land Survey maps and landowners are being digitised by the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaelogical Society

Stroud Tourist Information

Stroud History – Chas Townley’s own essays and research about Stroud

Old photos of Stroud Francis Frith’s online shop

Stroud Town Council – Cemetery Leaflet

Stroud on Wikipedia

Stroud on film – British Pathe

Stroud Community TV – short films made by local people

A day out in Stroud in 1977 a BBC program

Stroud News & Journal

Stroud Town Council

Stroud Local Oral History


George Holloway and the Holloway Society – brief details from the company website

The Jewish community of Stroud, 1877-1908

RAF pilot and Slad pub landlord

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


The Field Estate – highlights of a five-year research project into William Cowle’s Victorian development of the old Arundell estate in Stroud

Stroud Bank & Rodborough Fort – Dallaways link

Trinity Rooms VA Hospital

Listed buildings in Gloucestershire

Stroud Pubs – local section of a national list


The Stroudwater Textile Trust

Stroud Preservation Trust

Stroud Civic Society


St Laurence Church, Stroud

Trinity Church, Stroud

Stroud churches

Stroud area churches

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


Place names in the Five Valleys – a SNJ article by David King (2010)

The Follies of Stroud – pamphlet by the Folly Fellowship

Cloth industry & Mills – a useful list on the Nailsworth website

Bisley Village Website

Chalford Hill

Chalford Parish Local History Group

Cotswold Canals Trust

Canal pubs – A study of the inns along the canals in the Stroud area by SLHS

Cranham Local History Society

Dursley & Cam

Horsley Parish history

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

Minchinhampton Local History Group

The Nailsworth Society

Nether Lypiatt Manor

Oakridge History Group

Painswick Local History Society

Remembering Rodborough Project

Bread Street, Ruscombe, in the 1930s

Sheepscombe History Society

Stonehouse History Group

Woodchester Historical Society

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 Society for Industrial Archaeology

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

Early 1900s maps

Ordnance Survey Maps –  1842-1952

Old Gloucestershire Diary transcript 1780s to 1869

Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

Stanbrook Residents Handbook


Canal boatmen

Imperial War Museum’s War Memorials Archive

Turnpike roads



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