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Bristol and Gloucestershire
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Forthcoming events

22 - 26 September 2015
Autumn excursion to Kent

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Saturday 10 October 2015
President's Autumn meeting, Tetbury

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Saturday 31 October 2015
William Worcester conference, M Shed, Bristol

A celebration of the fifteenth-century topographer's contribution to the study of late medieval Bristol.
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Library Closure

Due to building work the library will be closed from 6 August to 2 September.


Our latest Research Grant awards are supporting work on:

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The Society also supports the VCH in Gloucestershire.

The Great Cartulary of Berkeley Castle

Our latest Record Series volume The Great Cartulary of Berkeley Castle (c.1425), ed. Dr Bridget Wells-Furby was launched in the Great Hall of Berkeley Castle on 23 October 2014. Our thanks to Mr Berkeley for hosting this event and for making the original cartulary and other documents available for us to view.

The Lloyd George Survey of Land Values: Gloucestershire

The Society has assumed responsibility for the online database created by the Lloyd George Survey of Land Values project to ensure its long-term availability and maintenance. Our congratulations to all the volunteers for all their hard work to bring the project to this point and especially to Dr Anthea Jones, who has overseen the whole thing.