"This photo shows the front of Wallbridge Cottage when my mother lived there. It was previously the Ship Inn which closed in 1914." Glenda Coombe
This photo shows Wallbridge Cottage being demolisted possibly late 1970s or early 1980s
Glenda on holiday in Wales
Glenda's mum, Esme Bingle plays on a homemade horse at the Wallbridge Wharf in 1921. The canal and working boats (or barges, as they were often described) can clearly be seen at the wharf in the background. The picture is taken at Lodgemore Lane, which ran behind the Ship Inn to Longemore Mill.
Glenda's mother, Esme, with her uncle Hurbert Raymond Bingle at Wallbridge Wharf. In the background there are heaps of coal, a crane and warehouse.
This picture was probably taken in about 1921 . Glenda says "My grandmother Edith Bingle her husband Ewart Bingle not sure if the baby is my mother and do not know who the child in front is I believe the other two people to be my grandfathers brother Hurbert Raymond Bingle and his wife Mabel." The photo is taken just at the back of Stroudwater House, the Company of Proprietor's offices. The little tollhouse on the wharf can be seen in the background.
'Perseverance', the tripboat usually moored at Saul, just before the Princess Royal's visit to Wallbridge in February 2011. This was the first time a boat had been on the canal here for many years!
The old Stroud Brewerey building, just above Wallbridge, in the 1950s. Notice how quiet the road was!