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Presenting our findings…

Last night, during the Abberley WI Open Meeting, the Abberley Lives team proudly presented the results of our first phase of research.  Any nerves we might have felt before we started were completely setlled by the warmth of our audience’s response to our discoveries. The programme opened with Jo Roche’s snapshot of Abberley village at the … Continue reading

Abberley Wesleyan Methodist Chapel: key dates, 1857-1949

According to research carried out by Kate Andrew and Jo Guest, the chapel was built in 1857 on a narrow parcel of land between a pair of semi-detached cottages on the Common (no 67 and 68) and  a house called Rosedale.  According to a map drawn up for Abberley Hall Estate sale in 1866, these residential properties had been purchased by the Abberley Hall Estate on 24 … Continue reading