Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 83 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 28 Market Towns of Gloucestershire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Berkeley, Bisley, Bristol, Chipping Campden, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Coleford, Dursley, Fairford, Gloucester, Lechlade, Marshfield, Minchinhampton, Mitcheldean, Moreton in the Marsh, Newent, Newham, North Leach, Painswick, St. Braivel’s, Stow in the Wold, Stroud, Tetbury, Tewksbury, Thornbury, Wickwar, Winchcomb, Wootton under Edge.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains an extremely interesting in-depth description of Bristol.