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Susanna Morgan: Campaigning for reform in early 19th century Bristol
Avon Past 1982-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1983-03 Spring Issue
Avon Past 1983-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1985-03 Spring Issue
Avon Past 1985-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1987-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1988-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1989-03 Spring Issue
Avon Past 1990-09 Autumn Issue
Avon Past 1993-03 Spring Issue
Apply to Publish a New Booklet
Our booklets are original works about aspects of Avon history. ‘History’ is interpreted broadly, to include archaeology, prehistory and pre-human history. No topic is excluded as long as it has some history to it which is likely to interest a sufficient number of readers. What makes an ALHA booklet? Texts should be between 10,000 and 15,000 words, excluding references and reading list, but including appendices and explanatory notes. Illustrations...
Newsletter 2021 December
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Newsletter 2022 January
... Newsletter update January 2022 ...
... All newsletters and updates from 2021 are downloadable to read here ...
The Pass Family and the Smelting Industry in Bristol
Avon Past 1981-09 Autumn Issue
Newsletter 2022 February
... Newsletter update February 2022 ...
ALHA Local History Day 2022
The 2022 Local History Day will be on Saturday 22nd October at the St Michael’s Centre, Stoke Gifford and the topic will be “A Roof over your Head”. Our speakers will be discussing the development and design of local homes and houses over the years. The Local History Day will be followed by the ALHA Annual General Meeting. Programme 9.00 Doors open and groups may enter to set up stalls or displays; attenders check in 9.50 Welcome 10.00 Peter Malp...
... We aim to bring a series of Summer Walks from May to August each year. Previous programmes have taken us out to visit some fascinating districts within our area. Organised by Mike Hooper, these walks may be either at a weekend or evening. Check out the Events listings for dates and times. All welcome. ...
What we offer: Publications. In 2009, we started a project to publish compact but authoritative books on aspects of Avon’s history, and 37 titles have now been published. A full list can be found at Publications. Our scope is Avon-wide not just Bristol and we welcome new and potential authors. You can find details of how to apply to Develop a New Booklet here. Local History Day Each year we hold a full day conference on a local history topic, wit...
Membership of ALHA is open to both groups or other institutions, and to individuals. Group members receive a free copy of the Speakers List and all members receive a copy of the Newsletter. Subscription rates are as follows: Groups £5 if newsletters are received by e-mail £7 if newsletters are received by post Individuals £3 if newsletters are received by e-mail £5 if newsletters are received by post Members also benefit from the concessionary ra...
... All newsletters and updates from 2020 are downloadable to read here ...
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