These excerpts are from the Stroud Journal – an alternative perspective may be seen from the reporting in the Stroud News
March 1919

Rodborough candidates for the Stroud RDC elections.

Edward Beavis – the housing question
Walter Chandler – seeking re-election


A.E. Jones – housing and the poor.
There were six candidates for three seats. Jones, Harper and Walter Chandler were elected.
April 1919

Rodborough Parish council meeting.

The place of the working man in the management of schools?

The newly constituted group of Rodborough council run schools; Butterrow, Kingscourt and Rodborough.
Stroud Journal 18th April 1919

New allotment land given by Mr H. Eltringham of Woodhouse

Rodborough Allotment Holders’ Association to manage. Stroud Journal 18th April 1919

Cottages to let in Rubble Hole and Houndscroft

May 1919

“Many houses in the parish are quite unfit for habitation”. Rodborough is noted to be the 14th largest parish in Gloucestershire.

Stroud Journal 19th May 1919. Parish Council discuss housing.
23rd May 1919. Stroud Journal. Open-Air Dance at Fromehall Park.
June 1919

New recreation ground for Lightpill – Keeping children safe from motorists.

On one and a half acres of land rented from Charles Apperly, adjoining the allotments at Kingscourt Lane. Stroud Journal 6th June 1919
Mr F.E. Wake introduced Mrs Apperly who declared the field open
A bouquet was presented by Pamela Organ and thanks were given to Arthur Whiley, former tenant of the field.