Useful Links

The following organisations have close links to the canal and Stroudwater History

Cotswold Canals Connected is a project bringing together different partners involved in preserving the history — and building the future — of the Stroud District canal network.

Cotswold Canals Trust is a charity set up to restore the Stroudwater Canal and the Thames & Severn canal from Saul Junction to Lechlade.

Gloucestershire Archives

Museum in the Park is set in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park in Stroud. Within the historic mansion the collection tells the fascinating story of the landscape and people of the Stroud District.

Stonehouse History Group aims to promote interest in the local history of Stonehouse in all its aspects and through all periods of history.

Stroud Local History Society

Stroud Textile Trust established in 1999 by local people wanting to promote awareness of the woollen industry in the Stroud valleys and celebrate contemporary textiles.