Our summer plans and what they mean for you

It’s been a busy few months and the project is beginning to gather momentum. We’ve all been beavering away, mostly behind the scenes, to prepare for the planned building work at Gloucestershire Archives’ Alvin Street site. And we’ve been making headway with the project’s programme of activities to help people gather, keep and share local archives.

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A voyage from the Port of Hull to South Australia, by Catherine Vaughton

Gloucestershire Archives has been granted funding by the Federation of Family History Societies to catalogue the papers of Yearly & Wadeson Solicitors of Mitcheldean. In the collection is the journal of George Eaton Stanger, a surgeon and chaplain employed by the South Australian Companies, which was set up to assist merchants colonising South Australia.  Stanger served aboard the Sarah & Elizabeth, a ship sailing from Hull to South Australia under Captain Wakeling.

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