Iris Capps

My pages:

Page link: Railways and the Canals
Railways and the Canals
The Impact of Railway Development on the canals
Page link: Railways and the canals
Railways and the canals
The impact of railway development on the canals
Page link: Ryeford Double Lock
Ryeford Double Lock
Building the Lock
Page link: The Severn Railway Bridge,1883
The Severn Railway Bridge,1883
A Report by William J Snape
Page link: What is the Junction Heritage Project?
What is the Junction Heritage Project?
Background to the website
Page link: Fretherne Grand Plant Sale and Craft Fair
Fretherne Grand Plant Sale and Craft Fair
Spring Bank Holiday Monday
Page link: The Gloucester
The Gloucester
Can you help us?
Page link: Saul Junction
Saul Junction
A good read!
Page link: Silvey's Coaches
Silvey's Coaches
The 1960s
Page link: The Severn Trow Jonadab
The Severn Trow Jonadab
Built 1848, Newport, Monmouthshire
Page link: Do these names mean anything to you?
Do these names mean anything to you?
An appeal for family information
Page link: SS Port Townsville
SS Port Townsville
Crew and passengers rescued
Page link: The Mill
The Mill
My Working Days at Marling and Evans
Page link: An Open Meeting
An Open Meeting
Debate: The Future of the Purton Hulks
Page link: Canal Tales
Canal Tales
Pleasures of a Narrowboat Owner
Page link: What's in a Name?
What's in a Name?
Stroudwater Carriers
Page link: Stonehouse
Stonehouse
Links
Page link: Ernest Daniels
Ernest Daniels
An extract from the Gazette, 1939
Page link: Ernest Daniels
Ernest Daniels
A brief biography
Page link: Members of the Guilding family
Members of the Guilding family
Can you help to fill in the gaps?
Page link: The Night the Severn Burned
The Night the Severn Burned
25 October 1960
Page link: Camping in Purton
Camping in Purton
Memories of the 1960s
Page link: Sandfield Bridge
Sandfield Bridge
A steamer passing through
Page link: Navvies
Navvies
The men who built the canals
Page link: Thinking of Volunteering?
Thinking of Volunteering?
Get involved - your canal needs you!
Page link: A Day in the Life of . . . .
A Day in the Life of . . . .
Restoration of the Cotswold canals
Page link: David H Boakes 1938-1989
David H Boakes 1938-1989
First Secretary of the Cotswold Canals Trust
Page link: Web Links
Web Links
Useful Websites
Page link: Information for teachers - The Stroudwater Navigation
Information for teachers - The Stroudwater Navigation
Printable version of the document
Page link: What Does Restoration Mean?
What Does Restoration Mean?
Printable version
Page link: Restoration Part 1
Restoration Part 1
What does this mean?
Page link: Fretherne Church
Fretherne Church
A Brief Introduction
Page link: Staying Safe Near Water
Staying Safe Near Water
Printable version
Page link: The Butty Boy
The Butty Boy
Printable version
Page link: The Butty Boy
The Butty Boy
Lesson Plan
Page link: How Was the Canal Used?
How Was the Canal Used?
Printable version
Page link: The Butt family
The Butt family
Local watermen
Page link: Two Signs
Two Signs
Printable version
Page link: Two Signs
Two Signs
Worksheet
Page link: To Restore or Not to Restore
To Restore or Not to Restore
Printable version
Page link: Building The Canal
Building The Canal
Lesson Plan
Page link: Building The Canal
Building The Canal
Printable version
Page link: The Planning of the Canal
The Planning of the Canal
Printable version
Page link: Section 3
Section 3
printable version of pictures and text
Page link: The Early development of Stroud from the 1600's
The Early development of Stroud from the 1600's
Using the painting 'A View from Wallbridge, Stroud'
Page link: Watts Afloat?
Watts Afloat?
Adventures on (and off) a narrowboat
Page link: The Football Tournament
The Football Tournament
At Plock Court
Page link: My Swimming Gala
My Swimming Gala
Saturday, 1st November 2009
Page link: Graham Farr photographic collection
Graham Farr photographic collection
Schooners, trows, lighters, coasters, paddle steamers and more!
Page link: Arlingham Passage 2000
Arlingham Passage 2000
The ferry crossing to celebrate the Millennium
Page link: Frampton Pill
Frampton Pill
Past and present times on the River Severn
Page link: The Vindicatrix
The Vindicatrix
Photographs
Page link: Breaking News
Breaking News
Ministerial visit to historic Purton site
Page link: Hot Air over Fretherne
Hot Air over Fretherne
Magical Balloons
Page link: Christmas Puddings
Christmas Puddings
A gift for Sir Lionel's tenants
Page link: Farmhouse Recipes
Farmhouse Recipes
Dating from the early twentieth century
Page link: Do you recognize these names?
Do you recognize these names?
Help needed to trace family history
Page link: Request for information
Request for information
Captain James Henry Evans
Page link: Fretherne Church
Fretherne Church
Summary of report of Consecration
Page link: Two books about Arlingham
Two books about Arlingham
Pre 1900 and post 1900
Page link: Fretherne Lodge
Fretherne Lodge
Gloucestershire
Page link: Rampering
Rampering
A definition
Page link: Ron Bosworth
Ron Bosworth
Merchant Seaman
Page link: Work on the Stroudwater at Eastington
Work on the Stroudwater at Eastington
Volunteers working on repair and restoration
Page link: Early work on the Stroudwater
Early work on the Stroudwater
Volunteers working on repair and restoration
Page link: The Stroudwater Navigation at Whitminster
The Stroudwater Navigation at Whitminster
Photographs from 1950 onwards
Page link: Fretherne Bridge
Fretherne Bridge
Early twentieth century
Page link: Whitminster
Whitminster
The early twentieth century
Page link: River Heritage
River Heritage
The Spry
Page link: How to make a contribution to the archive
How to make a contribution to the archive
Adding your own memories or collecting new material
Page link: United Parish of Saul with Whitminster
United Parish of Saul with Whitminster
Parish Magazine, May, 1941
Page link: The Cheese of Gloucestershire
The Cheese of Gloucestershire
Gloucesterhsire Education Committee
Page link: More about the Junction
More about the Junction
Where to find the Junction
Page link: Edwardian Views of Frampton
Edwardian Views of Frampton
Scenes of Frampton a Century ago
Page link: Sam Aldrige
Sam Aldrige
Working on Trows
Page link: Visit of the Tall Ships to Gloucester Docks
Visit of the Tall Ships to Gloucester Docks
Weekend of 30 and 31 May 2009
Page link: Arlingham A Snapshot in Time
Arlingham A Snapshot in Time
The history of Arlingham
Page link: Saul Junction c 1960
Saul Junction c 1960
Boats and boat lovers
Page link: Purton through the years
Purton through the years
Photograps of Purton residents
Page link: Ron Bosworth
Ron Bosworth
The memories of a merchant seaman during the Second World War
Page link: Silvey's Coaches
Silvey's Coaches
1920-1930
Page link: Silvey's Coaches
Silvey's Coaches
The early 1900s
Page link: A Directory of Ships
A Directory of Ships
Connections with the Parishes around Saul Junction
Page link: Building A Canal
Building A Canal
Lesson Plan
Page link: The Policeman's story
The Policeman's story
The breach in the Gloucester to Sharpness Canal
Page link: Contribute
Contribute
How to add your stories or photos to the site
Page link: Contact us
Contact us
Would you like to know more?
Page link: Aerial view of the A38 and M5 under construction
Aerial view of the A38 and M5 under construction
Views showing the areas affected by the construction.
Page link: Memories of farming at Packthorne Farm
Memories of farming at Packthorne Farm
Stories from Packthorne Farm.
Page link: The Bore at Framilode Church
The Bore at Framilode Church
A series of photos of the bore on a winter's day.
Page link: Views of the Bore at the Hock
Views of the Bore at the Hock
The effect of tides on the bank.
Page link: Fields being invaded by the Severn
Fields being invaded by the Severn
Photos of the tide's effects at Frampton.
Page link: Hock Cliff
Hock Cliff
Photos, new and old.
Page link: Various views of Frampton on Severn
Various views of Frampton on Severn
A collection of photographs of the village.
Page link: More images of Fromebridge
More images of Fromebridge
A collection of photographs around the village.
Page link: Extracts from D1180/2/72
Extracts from D1180/2/72
Accounts for building the canal and various buildings
Page link: Extracts from D1180 related to Framilode
Extracts from D1180 related to Framilode
Photos and documents relating to the Act.
Page link: Photographs of Eastington
Photographs of Eastington
A collection of photographs of the village.
Page link: Saul Vessels
Saul Vessels
An archive of locally built vessels.
Page link: Alfred Southwood
Alfred Southwood
The Last Lengthman on the Canal at Coates
Page link: Photographs of Elmore
Photographs of Elmore
A collection of photographs around the village.
Page link: Photographs of Bridgend
Photographs of Bridgend
A collection of photographs around the village.
Page link: Views of Arlingham
Views of Arlingham
A collection of photographs of the village.
Page link: Living on a narrow boat at Saul Junction
Living on a narrow boat at Saul Junction
Stories of everyday life on a narrow boat.
Page link: Greetings from Arlingham
Greetings from Arlingham
A New Year greeting 30.12.1911
Page link: Arlingham Endowed School
Arlingham Endowed School
Photographs relating to the school in 1906 and 1912
Page link: Memories of World War I
Memories of World War I
Family documents from World War 1.
Page link: Schools in Saul
Schools in Saul
Memories of two schools in Saul.
Page link: Sir Lionel Darell
Sir Lionel Darell
Rat Catcher Baronet
Page link: Views of Gloucester Market
Views of Gloucester Market
Stories and pictures
Page link: Frampton Feast
Frampton Feast
Views of the Frampton Feast in 1930's
Page link: The Sale of Fretherne Court Estate
The Sale of Fretherne Court Estate
Saturday 6 September 1919
Page link: The site buildings
The site buildings
The buildings at the Frampton on Severn site when Cadbury's were still operating a factory at the site
Page link: The Process
The Process
Photographs of the various stages in the process used to mix the milk, sugar and cocoa
Page link: Waysailing in Arlingham
Waysailing in Arlingham
An ancient village custom.
Page link: The Events on the Night of 25 October 1960
The Events on the Night of 25 October 1960
The Severn Railway Bridge
Page link: The Horticultural Show
The Horticultural Show
The Horticultural Show
Page link: The first year of operation
The first year of operation
An account of the first year of operation at the Frampton site
Page link: The Lie of the Land
The Lie of the Land
Some details of a number of the ships beached along the River Severn at Purton
Page link: Purton Today
Purton Today
A present day 'Google' map of the area.
Page link: Ron Bosworth
Ron Bosworth
Merchant Seaman