Welcome to our Web
Site......... Updated 5th Mar 2014
of local history relating to the areas of Downend, Mangotsfield, Staple
Hill and the newer surrounding districts such as Emerson's Green. These
areas lie in South Gloucestershire just to the north of the city of
We are primarily
interested in the districts, and how they have developed, rather
than the personal histories of the inhabitants. Please see
Contacts and Other Links if you are doing research into local
families other than prominent ones.
Use the links on
the left to navigate through our site.
NOTE: we now have published a new book on 'The Crescent Homes' also the Summer programme of walks has now been produced .
A dedicated E-mail
address has now been set up for enquiries. It is
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