Ron Beard’s 2017 BALH Award – as written up in their spring 2018 newsletter

Members are already aware of this well-deserved accolade for former Chair and highly active committee member of the Society, Ron Beard. Attached is the article from the BALH newsletter which talks about some of the work Ron has done for the Dean's local history over the years.

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Gloucester Orchard Trust meeting and two excellent speakers … Tues 16th October Gorsley

Gorsley Baptist Church Hall 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm


7.00 pm Jim Chapman on Fruit Trees and the contribution of squatters and smallholders to overall fruit production in the 17th/18th centuries.

8.00 pm Dr Nicholas Herbert (former editor of Victoria County Histories)17th/18th century squatters and their role in shaping the landscape of West Gloucestershire