Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard archives
The documents below are clips from the Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard Newspaper from 1921. They report the meetings, fund raising events and opening ceremony that brought about the creation of Siddington Village Hall. These were researched in the microfilm archives of the Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard which are stored at The Bingham Library in Cirencester.
Each section of microfilm image of the original newsprint is reproduced with a cleaned up version alongside to aid reading. (Click on the thumbnails below to open the page.)
Clip1: Report of Annual Parish Meeting where the state of fund raising was discussed.
Clip 2: Advertisements and article about preparation for a fund raising Fete on July 23rd 1921.
Clip 3: Report on the Fete of July 23rd 1921
Clip 4: Another Fete? Advert announcing the opening of the Hall on December 21st 1921.
Clip 5: Report on the Opening Ceremony and a description of the hall. Including speeches which gave a potted history of how the Hall came into existence, costs, donations and fund raising etc.