Tag: Bewdley historical research group

Georgian Bewdley – Lecture 9.4.24

On Tuesday 9th April at 7.30pm, at St George’s Hall Bewdley, current BHRG Chairman will be delivering a lecture entitled Georgian Bewdley, a lesson in classical architecture. The lecture is the final event in the 2023 – 2024 calendar of lectures organised by Bewdley Civic Society. This will be the second such lecture given by Francis, who […]

Bewdley History – The Potted Version

A Potted History Of Bewdley (Compiled and written by ‘Bewdley Historical Research Group’) The early name for Bewdley was Wribbenhall, which is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Wribbenhall (Gurbehale) was an out-lying estate of the manor of Kidderminster and at that time, it extended across both sides of the River Severn. By about […]

Bewdley History – Small Pits, Big Ideas

….. Bewdley was one of six places in Worcestershire to benefit from a Heritage Lottery Funded project to dig test pits. These 1m square pits have the soil removed in 10cm spits or layers and everything unnatural is removed and put in a bag. The aim is to get to the bottom of human occupation […]