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Talks and Events
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:
 
 
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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
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John Padmore - 18th Century Engineer and Polymath
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The Restoration and Maintenance of an 18th Century Mill
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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
2019 Programme of Talks and Events
Day Date Time Title Group Venue
Wed 06-Feb-19 19:30 Widcombe Mills  NT volunteers and the Mayor's Guides St Andrew's Community Church
Combe Down
Thurs 07-Feb-19   The Later Avon Brass Industry Long Ashton Local History  
Tues 19-Feb-19 19:30 The Early Avon Brass Industry Marshfield LHS Marshfield Church Hall
Todmarton Road
Marshfield SN 14 8NN
Thurs 21-Feb-19 19:30 The Early Avon Brass Industry The Somersetshire Coal Canal Society Radstock Working Men's Club
Wed 20-Mar-19 10:30 The Ingenious Mr Padmore Frenchay Probus  Frenchay Village Hall
Wed 20-Mar-19 19:30 The Later Avon Brass Industry Frampton Cotterell Local History Society Zion United House
Frampton Cotterell
Tues 02-Apr-19   The Early Avon Brass Industry  Kingswood History Society  
Sat 06-Apr-19 16:00 50th South Wales and west of England Regional Archaeological Conference Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society Saltford Brass Mill
Mon 29-Apr-19 20:00 The Later Avon Brass Industry Wessex Stationary Engine Society Odd Down Inn
Emborough
Wed 15-May-19   The Early Avon Brass Industry Yate Archaeological Society Yate and District Heritage Centre
BS37 5BE
Mon 10-Jun-19   2018 Watercourse Survey and Penstock Repair Saltford Festival  
Wed  19-Jun-19 19:30 The Ingenious Mr Padmore Combe Down Heritage Society Combe Down School Hall
Tues 23-Jul-19   The Later Avon Brass Industry Yate Local History Society Yate and District Heritage Centre
BS37 5BE
Tues 24-Sep-19   The Early Avon Brass Industry South Gloucester Probus  
Thurs 07-Nov-19   The Ingenious Mr Padmore Bath Trefoil  
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