As well as looking at old photographs and maps, we can also learn a lot about the past by reading old documents.
The collection below contains a mixture of actual documents and written histories of Gildersome which have been produced in the past.
Booth_Family.pdf (History of Gildersome and the Booth Family, Philip Henry Booth, 1911-1920).
GILDERSOME_PAST.pdf (History of Gildersome, Mr Kurth, 2011).
Gildersome_Census_18911.doc (Details of households in Gildersome 1891).
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