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About Us

The Henleaze Book aims to:

  1. Research and find out more local, social and family history with voluntary help from past and present residents and anyone who is interested in the Henleaze area of Bristol and its environs.
  2. Respond to the needs of people to build on/or improve facilities in its local community

This group started with four members in the late 1980s – Veronica Bowerman, Sylvia Kelly, Ron Lyne and Elizabeth Herring. Following the information researched by the group about the area and also from the facts provided by past and present residents the first dedicated publication solely about the history of Henleaze was published in 1991. A lot of interest was therefore generated and the first edition of the book sold out within a couple of weeks.

Message from Tim Clarke, PHPG, Phoenix Grove Preservation Group.

FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, 3 JULY 2020

I hope you and families have been keeping well during the lockdown.

I think that we could reconvene our working party this coming Friday at 4.30 pm, maintaining a social distance whilst doing so, and as usual bringing along our own tools and gloves.

We’ll do a bit of general tidying up, litter pick, and assess anything else that might need attention when we’re on site.

Hope to see you there but please only come along if you feel comfortable in doing so.

Best wishes = stay healthy and keep happy.