Newsletters 2010 to 2020

In 2021 it was decided that News articles would be on-line only and would appear in the Webnotes Series, to encourage articles by members. Members who are not computer users can ask for paper copies. Only article titles and authors where known are listed below.  From the 2015 series, lecture reports appear on line only. There will be a link on the Programme page.


Newsletter 66 Autumn 2020

Pestilence and Pandemics in Cirencester – a retrospective view for our times CAHS Newsletter 66 2020

 BRING OUT YOUR DEAD -Plague, and the Pestilence of 1577-78by Joyce Barker and Leighton Bishop

 Sickness and Disease in 1870 – Scarlet and typhoid fever in Cirencester by Linda Viner

 Two eminent epidemiologists, with links to Cirencester: Edward Jenner (1749-1823)   and Edgar Hope-Simpson (1908-2003 )by Linda Viner


Newsletter 65 Autumn 2019

Commemorating the end of the Great War:  War Memorial and Peace Celebrations in Cirencester Market Place (1918-19)   David & Linda Viner


Newsletter 64 Autumn 2018

The Croome Lecture 2018Cirencester: the development and buildings of a Cotswold town – BAR 12 and its after-life  – Christopher Catling 


Newsletter 63 Autumn 2017

Scholars not Saints: Alexander Neckham and the community of Canons at the Abbey of St Mary, Cirencester – Alan Welsford


Newsletter 62 Autumn 2016

• A Fistful of Dollar Street – cataloguing a Cirencester collection – Hannah Dale 

Cirencester Workhouse 1724- 1837 – Louise M Ryland-Epton 

A year of Cirencester life as recorded in the Parish Magazine for 1890 – Ruth Illiffe 

Viewpoint: Cirencester Parish Church tower from Cirencester Park Linda & David Viner 


Newsletter 61 Autumn 2015 12pp A4

• Cirencester Commemorates 1914-18) Stories of the First War fallen. [Details of individuals mentioned have already been published  in the alphabetic memorial pages – ed]

• Timeline of First War Deaths


Newsletter 60 Autumn 2014 12pp A4

Cirencester Commemorates 1914-18: Frank Webb (1894-1915) 

• Lecture reports for 2013-4 Season


Newsletter 59 April 2014 12pp A4

The Kings Head Hotel, Cirencester – A town Phoenix reborn David Viner 

 Cirencester commemorates World War 1 – Linda Viner 

Horses for the [WW1] War effort – WGStandard 1914

Herbert Norris (1859-1931) Antiquary, Collector and Benefactor – a Huntingdonshire man in Cirencester- David Viner 

• Victoria County History – a Volume for Cirencester


Newsletter 58 August 2013 12pp A4

• Lecture Reports for 2012-3 season 

Filling the open spaces- Ashcroft, Brewery, Cotswold Garage and carparks –David Viner and Derek Porch 

Cirencester Pubs through time – Philip Griffiths, Amberley 2013: book review


Newsletter 57 April 2013 2pp A4 

• The town’s war memorials – Our current project


Newsletter 56 August 2012 12pp A4

• Lecture reports for 2011-2 season 

Cirencester Photographers over the years David Viner 

 Indexing the Wilts & Glos Standard – Linda Viner 

• Cirencester verse remembered by John and Susan Taylor


Newsletter 55 April 2012 8pp A4

• Sidney Tovey of Cirencester’s adventures in America – Miguel Nogales 

• House histories- 40 Dollar Street and 50 Victoria Road – Liz Allister, Lynne Pardoe, Linda Viner Chesterville School Richard Greener & Linda Viner 

Was there an ‘aerodrome’ at Wiggold? Philip Griffiths 

• Celebrating HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee


Newsletter 54 August 2011   8pp A4

• Lecture reports for 2010-11 season 

The Old House, Gloucester Street – Rosemary Burton [from Newsletter no. 10] 

A House and its owners, No. 33 Dyer Street Marjorie Klitz [from Newsletter no.12]


Newsletter 53 April 2011  8pp A4

Cirencester: the interpretation of streams – Peter Broxton and Richard Reece


Newsletter 52:  July 2010  12pp A4

• Editorial • Lecture Reports 2009-10 season 

• Just the Ticket: Travel and transport in Cirencester by road canal and rail – Linda Viner Researching F W Constable of Cirencester and Fairford David Viner


Newsletter 51:  April 2010 4pp A4

• The Society’s publications at Gloucestershire Archives 

• Obituary: Alan McWhirr, Society President 1987-97 – David Viner 

• Annual Report