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Other local websites that may be of interest.

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A wealth of archive materials relevant to local and family history.

Blanche Parry, close to Queen Elizabeth I for 56 years, was pre-eminent at the centre of the Elizabethan Court. Lord Burghley was her friend and cousin. She was buried at St Margaret's, Westminster, and there is a fine monument to her in St Faith's, Bacton in the Golden Valley.

Information about this historic Golden Valley abbey church, which is still in active use today.

Based in one of the Golden Valley villages, the society has a regular programme of talks and outings.
Derrick Golland has assembled a collection of photographs with commentary providing walking routes, or car excursions, starting from Poston Mill caravan park. Great ideas for exploring the area!

Longtown Historical Society was established over thirty years ago to promote knowledge of local history in an area of southwest Herefordshire between the Golden Valley and the Black Mountains.

Historical records of the people and places in the ten modern-day parishes which together formed the ancient lands of Ewyas Lacy, namely Craswall, Cusop, Llancillo, Llanveynoe, Longtown [with Clodock], Michaelchurch Escley, Newton, Rowlestone, St Margarets, Walterstone.

The Anglican parishes of Madley, Peterchurch, Turnastone, Tyberton and Vowchurch, which form a group benefice. The website provides details of services, other events and an introduction to church history.
Information from the local civic parish councils.
Carries out research into the past of Garway and surrounding places. Interested in how historical events, from the Bronze Age to the present day, impacted on our area and influenced the bigger picture of social development.