Christmas Tree at St. Mary's Church
Volunteers have been busy erecting the Purton Historical Society Christmas tree at St Mary's Church. Thanks to Lucy Lewis, Jan Walker, Liz and Clive Rushen, and Jan and Tony Neate for their efforts.
The latest issue of the PHS Bulletin is now available at the bargain price of £5. Ideal stocking filler for somebody interested in local history. Please use the details on the Contact page to order your copy.
New Year Social
Over a number of years, Alec Robbins interviewed older local residents of Purton about their memories of Purton. They were recorded on cassette tapes but these have now been converted to MP3. These are available below. You can view all the interviews available by clicking on the 'skip' button, then play by clicking the 'play' button. Some of the tracks are a bit quiet and you will to make sure your computer volume is on 100%. On some of the tapes there is a gap at the start and you have to wait a bit before you hear anything