During ‘Lockdown’ I spent time going through papers relating to the repairs of Pershore Abbey over the centuries. In the past ten years there have been problems at the east end of the church – amongst the documents I found reports of two Bat Surveys. I was absorbed trying toContinue Reading

from the red guide book written in 1915 by the Rev F. R. Lawson, vicar of Pershore ‘Svegan is Defeated‘ In the year 1013 there was an invasion of Danes, who after sacking Winchester and Oxford, came to Pershore, and were defeated here by the townspeople commanded by one ‘Harley’Continue Reading

Talk: Dennis Williams – Pershore Airfield February 4th 2020 A fascinating talk presented by Dennis Williams covering the years when both Defford and Pershore (known locally as Throckmorton) airfields were used by the Royal Radar Establishment for flight trials. Both having ceased operations by 1981.Continue Reading