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We have completed the data from the Eastville Workhouse Rosemary Green burial ground for the year 1880-89. The PDF file is available on the Rosemary Green Burial Ground Data article.
Still to be completed are the years 1890-95 and 1855-1859. These sould be added in the next week.
Townsend Productions are bringing their play United We Stand to Bristol's Bierkeller Theater on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th February 2015.
The story follows Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren from the 1971 builders' strike through to their subsequent convictions. Both humerous and moving the play examines the reasons behind the strike and considers...
So far the data we have managed to get on the website and the data we have that will get up loaded eventually, looks like this:
1855-59 - to be released
1860-69 - released 18-01-15
1870-79 - released 19-01-15
1880-89 - to be released
1890-95 - to be released
1855-95 Overall Summary - to be released
There is also a document containing notes on how...
Inside Out West will have an item on the Eastville Workhouse unmarked graves project on Monday 19th January at 19:30 on BBC1.
The Eastville Workhouse project was launched in 2012 after some members of Bristol Radical History Group (BRHG) were studying an old ordnance survey map of Ashley Down and Eastville (1902). They noticed that the burial...
The files listed on this page contain data by decade of the burials at Rosemary Green (marked "Burial Ground (Disused)" on the map below). These are people who died in Eastville Workhouse and were buried in unmarked graves at the site.
The files are for Version 1.0 published January 2015 by Bristol radical History.
More files for subsequent...
Arthur Morrison’s 1890’s novel A Child of the Jago is set in the slum courts of London’s East End. Life in the Jago is a Hobbesian war of all against all, a socialist Darwinist nightmare for which the legal jurisdiction is the law of the jungle. Based on the historic rookeries of London’s Old Nichol, the Jago is not only a geographical...
Mystics and Anarchists of the English Revolution
Epiphany is about the rise and fall of the mystics and anarchists of the English Revolution. The Fifth Monarchists stood up to the restoration of the Monarchy in 1661 and were hung drawn and quartered for their efforts.
The Muggletonians lasted for 300 years, keeping a low profile they had their own religious beliefs that...
From ‘No-Man’s Land’ to ‘Every Man’s Land’
A British sergeant is shot dead almost at the outset, as he stands on the parapet. But this makes no difference. It must be an accident. The supreme craving of humanity, the irresistible, spontaneous impulse born of a common faith and a common fear, fully triumph.
And so the grey and khaki figures surge towards each other as one man. The movement...
The South Gloucestershire Division of the NUT is promoting performances of United We Stand ( http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/productions/united-we-stand), a play about the case of the Shrewsbury 24, in Bristol.
In 1972 tens of thousands of building workers won the first national strike in the industry for better pay and conditions. 'Flying...
Bristol Record Office holds almost two million documents which record the history of the city and the surrounding area from the 12th century to the present day. These include minutes, accounts, letters, diaries, maps, photographs and films created by many types of organisations and people.