Discover Highnam’s treasures. From Highnam Court and the many families that lived on the estate, to Holy Innocents and St Oswalds churches, to the history of The Vineyard, the docks at Over and the building of the canal and railway. Discover the farming community, the school and significant features such as the Pinetum, Lassington Woods and the location of the famous Lassington Oak. We are adding new information every month.

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Talk on Alney Island

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A talk on Alnen Island has been arranged for the 25th March. It will take place in the Parish Rooms between 7.00pm and 9.00pm. The talk is being given by…

Over Hospital

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1893 - Contagious disease was prevalent all over the country at this time and for many years there were outbreaks of scarlet fever, whooping cough, measles and diphtheria in the Gloucester…

Lassington Oak

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Citizen 18.01.1980 - NEW OWNER FOR FAMOUS OAK TREE Lassington wood at Highnam - home of the famous Lassington Oak - may go from the ownership of Gloucester District Council.…

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Highnam Heritage would be interested in hearing from anyone who has archive material relating to the Parish.  You can have it scanned and made available for the web-site, or it could be stored for you as we have safe and secure facilities.  If you have memories that you are happy to have recorded then let us know.

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