Monday, December 05, 2005

History of Fort Royal

A group of the Friends of Fort Royal are working on a history of Fort Royal - the area rather than the park or ancient monument. We haven't a place to put up displays, or the money to create them, so we are posting material here to begin with. It would be good at a later date to exhibit or publish the results, perhaps in conjunction with the possible improvements to the battle site.
  • You can post any text directly in a comment below,
  • or email it to with details of your name, street address and telephone number if possible.
  • If you are attaching a picture or anything else to your email, please mention it in the subject line so that we can tell it's not a virus!
  • Send us anything about the history of your house and the people who lived in it, your street, remembered local shops and factories, things you dug up in the garden!.
  • Take a photo or scan in an old one. Let us know about any prints or slides you have if you can't scan them.
We don't have formal boundaries for the area Fort Royal covers, but the land bounded by London Road, the Railway and the Canal is certainly inside it.