Publications

A Short History of Hedgemead Park

A Short History of Hedgemead Park

Heademead Park sits at the top of Walcot Street and was formally opened in 1889. Nigel Pollard looks into its history both early and more recent, and takes a sideways glance at what the park has been used for and also what it might have been.

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Then and Now In Bath's Chelsea Road Area

Then and Now In Bath's Chelsea Road Area

John Daniels is a hoarder of memories and records of the Chelsea Road area in which he grew up. Like many of his generation he has experienced many changes that he would like to record. We are as much shaped by the area we grew up in as we are by our families and education. The history of change in a particular area has some lessons for us all including those who no longer live there. Note: This is not available on our website but can be purchased through various outlets - please check online.

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Widcombe Manor

Widcombe Manor

Written by Elizabeth Holland, this article explores the manor, it's history and it's people.

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John Boys of Bath

John Boys of Bath

John Boys (Mayor of Bath 1656) and His Family. Written by John V. Boys in 2014, this includes a family tree and summary of his life.

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A Swainswick Puzzle

A Swainswick Puzzle

Written by John Cope, Lord Cope of Berkeley, in 2017, this article puzzles over the Royal Arms that hang over the door in the South wall of Swainswick church.

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The Duchess of Cleveland’s Box Ticket

The Duchess of Cleveland’s Box Ticket

Written in 2016 by Michael Rowe, this looks into the background to this ivory ticket owned by the Duchess of Cleveland giving her admittance to a box at the King's Theatre, Haymarket, London.

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