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18th MAY 2019

The talk from Christine Shaw, Ex President of the South Staffordshire Beekeepers was well attended and went down well with the audience. Especially the Honey samples Christine bought with her. The talk was a general overview of the art of beekeeping and Christine held the audience with her recollections of various happenings and the life…

By Bob Brevitt May 18, 2019 0

3rd May 2019

Welcome to the redesigned Website of “Bridgtown & District Local History Society”.Thanks go to Soeli Thomas, Webmaster for the refresh.We can now go ahead and keep you all updated on the comings and goings of the Society.I am still getting to grips with the new setup so I apologise if it looks a bit odd…

By Bob Brevitt May 3, 2019 0

A Brief History of Bridgtown

The earliest information describes a mill in Walk Mill Lane and this is supposed to date back to the sixteenth century, being quite close to the old Roman Road, the Watling Street.  There was also a toll-keeper’s cottage on the Walsall Road but not much besides prior to the nineteenth century.  At this time the…

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