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The Saltford Brass Mill Project deliver talks on the Avon Valley Brass Industry to local history and heritage groups, family history societies and other interested organisations.
 
Three talks on Saltford Brass Mill and the Avon Valley Brass Industry are available:
Click on the boxes below to read a synopsis of each of the talks:
 
 
Synopsis: 
The Early Avon Valley Copper and Brass Industry - 1690 to 1740
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The Later Avon Valley Copper and Brass Industry - 1740 to 1925
Synopsis: 
John Padmore - 18th Century Engineer and Polymath
Synopsis: 
The Restoration and Maintenance of an 18th Century Mill
Synopsis: 
Four Mills in Lyncombe and Widcombe, Bath - 1086 to 1950
Two further talks on the related subjects are also available on the 18th Century engineer, John Padmore, and development of water power in the Avon Valley
2018 Programme of Talks
Day
Date
Time
Title
Group
Venue
Wed
31-Jan-18
19.30
The Early Avon Brass Industry
West Harptree History Society
West Harptree Village Hall
Wed
07-Feb-18
14.00
The Early Avon Brass Industry
Hanham Local History Society
Hanham Community Centre
Thurs
22-Feb-18
10.45
John Padmore - 18th C Engineer
Vale of Frome Probus
Coalpit Heath Village Hall
Mon
26-Feb-18
19.30
The Early Avon Brass Industry
Hanham Natural History Society
Hanham Community Centre
Thurs
08-Mar-18
19.30
The Later Avon Brass Industry
Frenchay Village Museum 
Quaker Meeting House
Tues
17-Apr-18
19.30
The Early Avon Brass Industry
Vintage Tractors and Engines Club
Chipping Sodbury
Thurs
19-Apr-18
13.30
The Early Avon Brass Industry
Thornbury Probus
Thornbury Golf Club
Tues
08-May-18
20.00
The Later Avon Brass Industry
Clutton History Group
Clutton Village Hall
Wed
14-Nov-18
19.30
The Early Avon Brass Industry
Doynton and Wick W I.
Doynton Villiage Hall
 
tbc
 
John Padmore - 18th C Engineer
Frenchay Probus Club
Frenchay Villiage Hall