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Stow Local and Family History

For anyone who wants to know about past and present life in Stow and the North Cotswolds area.

  • The centre can be used at any time when Stow library  is open

Books

  • Wide range of books about Stow and the surrounding area (North Cotswolds)
  • Victoria County History of Gloucestershire
  • Standard histories of Gloucestershire

Newspapers

  • Evesham Journal covering the North Cotswolds on microfilm for 1890-1951, 1985-1989 (Cotswold Journal)

Maps

  • Copies of tithe maps for parishes in the North Cotswold area 
  • Maps and plans of Stow and surrounding area from the 1880s to the 1990s including Ordnance Survey maps at 25 inches to the mile/1:2500 on microfiche and 6 inches to the mile/1:10,000

Directories

  • County directories on microfiche, 1820 to 1939

Campden & District Historical and Archaeological Society (CADHAS)

  • You can access the Society's website here

Moreton in Marsh & District Local History Society

  • You can access the society's website here

Stow Civic Society

  • You can access the Society's website here.

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