Cleobury Chronicles - Volume 12

CC12 cover smallVolume 12 of this highly regarded journal was published by the Society on 18 May 2016:  The largest issue yet, it contains 114 pages of articles (132 pages in all) - twenty percent more than the previous two issues.

  • Introduction The History Society
  • The Cleobury Mortimer Lectures
  • A curious object – and a mystery
  • Nail making in Cleobury and district
  • The battle in which Leofgar was killed
  • Cleobury Mortimer, Bewdley and Ribbesford: boundary disputes in the early seventeenth century
  • Dendrochronology of St Mary’s church, Neen Savage
  • Crime and punishment in south Shropshire, 1786 - 1898
  • Hyde and seek! The Cleobury coach builders
  • Some snippets from the census data: 1841 - 1911
  • The house with the curious name
  • The execution of William Handley – appeals for clemency
  • Previous volumes of Cleobury Chronicles