WOTTON UNDER EDGE, Gloucestershire
- Original source material relating to Wotton under Edge, and other parishes in
Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the
- The Wotton
under Edge Heritage Centre is a registered Museum run by the Wotton under
Edge Historical Society. In addition to the Museum, there is also a Research Room
in the Centre (admission requires a small daily fee) which has an extensive collection
of records (including copies of Parish Registers) and several indexes of interest to
family historians. More details, and opening hours on the site.
- A Grammar School was founded here in 1384 - known as the
Katharine Lady Berkeley School.
- Sir Isaac Pitman,
the inventor of shorthand, was a master at the British School in Bear Street, which
he founded in 1837 (another source says 1832). Updated 14 Jan 2007.
URL of this page: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/GLS/WottonunderEdge/index.html