Dursley Glos Web - Links

DURSLEY AND THE LOCAL AREA - The following sites are all related to the area around Dursley and Cam may be useful as sources of further information for anyone wanting to find out more about the area.

Cam Parish Council - Official website of Cam Parish Council.

Charlotte's Tandems - Very worthwhile Dursley based charity.

Dursley Lions - Official website of the local Lions Club.

Dursley Running Club - Dursley Running Club.

Dursley RFC - Dursley Rugby Football Club website.

Dursley Tab - Dursley Tabernacle United Reformed Church website.

Dursley Town Council - Official website of Dursley Town Council.

Dursley Town Trust - Dursley Town Trust Facebook page.

Friends of Vale Hospital - Supporters of the new Vale Community Hospital in Dursley.

Girlguiding in Dursley - Dursley District Girlguiding website.

Hollies at Littlecombe Park - Care home built in and around R.A. Lister's old home at The Towers.

Kingshill House - Kingshill House is a beautiful 18th century Grade ll Listed Georgian Mansion which is now an art centre for the local community.

Rednock School - The website of Dursley's excellent secondary school.

Slimbridge Local History Society - Local history society for the village of Slimbridge, three miles from Dursley.

Stinchcombe Parish Council - Community website for the Parish of Stinchcombe.

St James Parish Church - Ewelme Benefice page for St. James' the Great Church in Dursley.

Wings and Wheels Society - Cam and Dursley based society established for those with an interest in any form of transport but with an emphasis on aviation and rail.

Woodchester Mansion - An interesting venue local to where I live and one with which I am involved on a voluntary basis, Woodchester mansion is an unfinished Victorian masterpiece, a wonderful gothic creation situated in a secluded valley in the South-Western Cotswold's near Stroud. Well worth a visit.

Wotton-under-Edge - The official website of Wotton-under-Edge Town Council.

Wotton-under-Edge Heritage - Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society Museum & Heritage Centre.

1st Dursley Scout Group - One of the oldest scout groups in the country.

3C Community Church - Cam community church based in the old "Cam Meeting" building.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE - These sites are all concerned with Gloucestershire but generally further afield than just Dursley or Cam.

Autotruck Club - Gloucestershire based club for those interested in Lister's ubiquitous industrial vehicle.

Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society - Established in 1876, the B.G.A.S. is one of Gloucestershire's oldest established societies.

Cotswold Way - National Trails website for the Cotswold Way which goes through Dursley.

Cotswold Canals Trust - Restoration of the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal.

Gazette Series - Official website for the Gazette series of newspapers.

GENUKI Gloucestershire - Genealogy website for those with a Gloucestershire interest.

GlosGen Gloucestershire Genealogy - A website for those interested in researching their ancestors in the county of Gloucestershire area.

Gloucestershire Live - News and community information.

Gloucestershire Local History Association - Gloucestershire Local History Association website which represents more than 40 organisations from around the county.

Gloucestershire Family History Society - Gloucestershire's genealogy society.

Gloucestershire Transport History - Excellent website devoted to transport history within the county - rail, road and air. Contains a large amount of information about the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company.

Gloucestershire Pubs - A great site for those interested in the public houses and breweries in the county of Gloucestershire, either from a historical or "practical" point-of-view. It shows the results of extensive research into the past as well as bringing it up to date by showing the current status of the various establishments.

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub - Great source of any local history information related to the whole of the county. The Heritage Hub comprises Gloucestershire Archives and the Gloucestershire Family History Society.

Gloucestershire Rural Community Council - Charity dedicated to enriching the lives of people living in rural Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology - Society formed in 1963 to promote the study of Gloucestershire's industrial heritage.

MISCELLANEOUS - The following links are just a few general sites which are related in some way to the content of this site or which just interest me.

Berney Arms Web - My other website dedicated to my old home town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk and the Berney Arms marshes next it. You might like to compare the two places.

Bristol Railway Archive - Excellent site devoted to past and present railway stations around the Bristol area, also extending up to Coaley Junction.

Charles Close Society - This site will be of interest to anyone interested in the history of mapping and in particular the history of the Ordnance Survey. The Society was set up to promote serious research into the background of the Survey but now appeals equally to anyone collecting or having a general interest in its products.

Disused Stations Great website charting the history of closed railway stations round the UK. Plenty of photos and maps.

Welsh Highland Railway - The magic of steam, the splendour of the North Wales countryside around Snowdonia and the struggle to overcome huge obstacles in rebuilding what will be the longest narrow gauge railway in Great Britain make this a site worth visiting.

This website does not accept links from commercial concerns other than from charities or other non profit-making organisations but no commitment is made that any such requests will be accepted. No guarantees are made with regard to any of these sites. They are just some of the ones that appeal to me, either due to personal involvement or general interest in their content.