Local History

Collected Historical Information

Information about North Nibley over the years, which has been collected and presented by members of the historical society.

John Smyth

John Smyth the Younger of North Nibley and His Papers by R Howes.

A long paper on John Smyth of North Nibley

Wotton Road

Information on Wotton Road and Tyndales Monument

Church, School and Nibley House

Including the Chantry House, dating back to the 15th Century

You can also see old maps of the Church and School in our maps section

The New Inn and Northfields

From Land accusation in 1798

You can also see old photographs of the Pubs in North Nibley in our gallery section

The Street

Information from when building started pre-1881

You can also see old maps of The Street in our maps section

Public Buildings of North Nibley

Including the Tabernacle, Youth Hostel & Wesleyan Chapel

Losing the The Railings in the War

Memories from 1942 when the Railings were taken by the Ministry of Works & Buildings

The Village Pump

Wells, pumps and Water Supply information

You can also read memories of North Nibley’s Water Supply in the Memories Section