Golden Valley Study Group
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Background information

  • Origins
    Click here for a message from the past chairmen and an account of how the Study Group came to be.

  • Committee
    The group is managed by a committee elected at the Annual General Meeting in May each year.

  • Members
    Anyone with an interest in the local history, community and ecology of the Golden Valley is welcome to join. The annual membership fee is only £5, or £8 for two people at the same address. Use the "Contact Us" button if you are interested in joining.

  • Activities
    There is a programme of talks held in local halls, and guided walks or visits to local places of interest. All are announced in the "Golden Valley News" and on this website. Click the "Activities" button for more information.

  • Publications
    An annual Newsletter is sent to all members with reports on the meetings and walks, together with submitted articles on local history and families.Click the "Newsletter" button.

  • Projects
    Groups of members undertake specific projects, including an in depth study of the history of Turnastone,  published as a book by Logaston Press in 2010. Our current study is focused on the life and work of Rowland Vaughan, a local entrepreneur at the turn of the 17th century. Click the "Projects" menu for further information.

  • Website
    If you have suggestions to improve the website, or material you would like to add please use the "Contact Us" button to get in touch with the webmaster. Some of our photographic records are posted on Flickr, and can be accessed from links on the main website.