TALKS

Veronica Bowerman gives talks and presentations on various subjects 
(not just Henleaze) - see some of them below. 
For other talks please contact her using the Contact Us webpage
She is a one of ALHA's (Avon Local History and Archaeology's) recommended speakers. 

 TALKS - 2018 PROGRAMME 
WEDNESDAY, 31 JANUARY, 2018 - Filton Historical Group
 Subject: AMELIA EDWARDS
THURSDAY, 12 APRIL, 2018 - Staple Methodist Church - Ladies & Men's Group
Subject: THE HISTORY OF BLIND SCHOOLS IN BRISTOL
 
TUESDAY, 2 OCTOBER, 2018 - Yatton Local History Society
Subject: THE HISTORY OF BLIND SCHOOLS IN BRISTOL
 


 SUBJECTS oF PREVIOUS TALKS/PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Amelia Edwards, Egyptologist, Author and Journalist (Henleaze Resident 1864 - 1892)
  • 40 Years Ago In Henleaze
  • Blind Schools In Bristol
  • Burfield House
  • Famous Henleaze Folk
  • Henleaze At War
  • Heritage Trails Leaflet For Henleaze
  • History of henleaze
  • History Of Henleaze, Including Henleaze Lake
  • History of St Margaret's School, Henleaze
  • ***Maps Can Help Local & Family History Researchers***
  • University Of Bristol - Connections With Henleaze's Local History
  • Virtual Walk in Henleaze 1941

***  some links included in this talk that may of use?***

  1. http://map.n-somerset.gov.uk/HER.html North Somerset Historic Environment Record interactive map
  2. http://maps.bristol.gov.uk/knowyourplace Bristol City interactive maps based on their archive collection and historic environmental records
  3. http://www.alangodfreymaps.co.uk Reasonably priced reprints of old Ordnance Survey maps
  4. http://historicengland.org.uk/listing/  Showing listed buildings etc.
  5. http://cassinimaps.co.ukHistorical maps updated, books and other related items of interest
  6. http://www.historypin.com A global community collaborating around history
  7. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk Created by Humphrey Southall and the GB Historical GIS (Geography Information System) at UoPortsmouth
  8. http://www.ukaerialphotos.com/  (1939-2012) As it says!
  9. http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/ 61,000 images (1919 - 1953)
  10. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/resources/maps-and-geographic-resources/map-abbreviations.html  OS range of symbols, abbreviations etc. 

AUDIENCES AT PREVIOUS TALKS/PRESENTATIONS iNCLUDE:


FAMILY, LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES, SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITY and OTHER ORGANISATIONS


Avonmouth Genealogy Group

Bath Family History Group

Bishopston, Horfield & Ashley Down Local History Society

Bristol & Avon Family History Society

Filton Historical Group

Guild of the Trinity-Henleaze URC

Horfield & Ashley Down Local History Group

Knowle & Totterdown Local History Society ( KTLHS) 

Langford History Group

Malago Society

Paulton History Society 

Stoke Bishop Local History Group

Stoke Lodge History & Archaeology Group

U3A, Weston-super-Mare

Weston & District Family History Society

Whitchurch Local History Society

Wrington Local History Society

Yatton Local History Society



SCHOOLS AND  UNIVERSITIES 

Henleaze Junior School

Red Maids' School

St Ursula's

University of Bristol Language School


OTHERS

Clifton Trefoil Guild

Henleaze Library

Henleaze Morning Ladies' Guild

Mothers' Union, St Peter's Church, Henleaze

North West Bristol Camera Club

St Andrew's Ladies Club, Avonmouth

Staple Hill Methodist Church - Ladies Group

The Henleaze Society


Below is an overview of one of her Presentation given at 
Assembly at Red Maids'School on 5 December 2014