Gallery

Our archive now amounts to thousands of photos. Many of these can be view on our Remembering Rodborough Facebook page. Here we will display a changing gallery of a few random images from the collection.

This was described as possibly a Daniels’ dinner. Wondering if any one can confirm or date?

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This is John and his dog Floss.
We were recently given a small collection of photos belonging to the late John and depicting his Rodborough Common dog walking group and their fund raising through the dog walkers tree. Here they are in December 2016.
This view over The Street from the common was taken in 1998. We rarely come across very old photos of this area. Do you have any?
Gastrells and Stanfields 2014

Two 2014 views of the Gastrells area

A 1927 wedding at Churchfields, Walkley Hill
We inherited this from the original Heritage Lottery Remembering Rodborough Project. Shaylor’s were on Field Rd. Anyone know any more about funeral directors on the pitch?
An advert for Samm’s shop on Bath Rd – undated. Remember cigarette advertising! Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
The former Selway’s shop on Bath Road. You can still see the site of the advertising.
Wycliffe students at The Bear 1987. Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
Ladies Circle cheque presentation to CLIC at The Bear – undated.
Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
The Bear – undated. Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
The Bear – undated. Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
The Bear – undated. Copyright of Gloucestershire Gazette.
The wedding of Rosa White and Norman Dowdeswell at Rodborough Tabernacle in 1931
Rosa’s granddaughter has carefully preserved the wedding veil.

The north clock dial of Rodborough Church was repaired on 18th February 2021

Twins Ben and Herbert Short were born on 24th April 1907. In 1911 they lived at Spillmans Terrace, Bath Rd, their father, William was an iron moulder. They are picture in their prize, a baby carriage. The second prize winner won a gravy boat! Photo from the Stroud News

June 1908 Stroud News, Baby show and beauty contest.
Rev. Kenneth Cheal and his wife Dulcie at the Endowed School undated. Copyright Gloucestershire Gazette
Rev John Forryan, undated. Copyright Gloucestershire Gazette.