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Charting the history of King’s Stanley


A detailed history of King’s Stanley, Middleyard and Selsley has been published in a 400-page volume, written by the late Peter Griffin.

The book is the result of decades of meticulous research and is an in-depth account of life in the village from pre-historic times to the present day.

It includes chapters on Roman evidence; the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval periods; Manor and Borough; agriculture; the cloth industry; religion; the Parish Vestry and Parish Council; population and welfare; education; law and order; politics and the military; and social life.

The book contains 69 black and white illustrations, a two-page map of the parish, and a comprehensive index.
History of King’s Stanley costs £15 and is available from Stroud Bookshop or from www.historyofkingsstanley.or

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