Welcome to the Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology (GSIA) website. The Society was formed in 1964 to study and record the history and physical remains of Gloucestershire industries.
Details of our activities, together with copies of our Journal articles and various pages relating to the County’s industrial past may be seen by following the relevant links in the sidebar and drop-down menus above.
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Hosiery Manufacture at Dunkirk Mills, Nailsworth by Ray Wilson
After the mill ceased production of woollen cloth in 1890 The Walker family from Nottingham started manufacturing walking sticks and later hosiery. Find out more.....
< The 1856 building at Dunkirk Mill in 1988 with Walkers sign