Broadbridge Mill, Wortley & other Houses


Broadbridge Mill, Wortley, has a long and interesting history. Rose Hewlett will use this, and some of her other investigations into Gloucestershire properties, to demonstrate practical ways to find out more about the history of your own house.

There are a wide range of resources available if you want to start researching the history of your house - in libraries and archives, local studies centres, or on specialist websites. Some will charge a fee for their services but many are free.

Before you begin your research try to establish the following key points:


Is your house listed, get a rough estimate of how old your house is; what administrative area your house is in and what do you know about the area? 

Wotton-under-Edge Civic Centre

2 Gloucester Street, Wotton-under-dge, GL12 7DN

Friday 27th October 2017 at 7.30pm

               Visitors welcome.

     Non-members £5 on the door

We're on Facebook!

Wotton Heritage Centre has a facebook page so you can have rolling updates on the activities of the Historical Society, Museum and Heritage Centre.


So What's Special About Wortley?

Dr. David Wilson of Keele University, Director of Excavations at Wortley from 1983 to 1996, gives an overview of the finding at this Roman site.


Tyndale and Venn

Hugh Phillips takes a fairly light-hearted look at their place in History.