Kingswood History Society: History of Parnalls, Yate
The Park Centre, Kingswood
By David Hardill. Initially shop fitters, Parnall & Sons started to manufacture Aircraft in Park Row. Later the Aircraft Business split from the parent company to be known as George Parnall and Company. In the 1920s Aircraft Manufacture was centralised at Yate, close to an Airfield used by the Royal Flying Corps.
The Kingswood History Society meets at the Park Centre opposite the old Kingswood Civic Centre on the 1st Tuesday of the month, excluding January and February.
The annual fee is £20.00 or £2.50 per meeting, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Visitors most welcome.