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Chippenham Museum

10 reasons why we are a nation of collectors

At our March meeting Melissa Barnet, Curator of Chippenham Museum, told us that 66% of people are collectors, it being one of the major hobbies in the western world. She stressed that hoarders were not collectors. Melissa then listed…
Nathaniel Fido

'Good old radical' Nathaniel Fido (1838 - 1919)

Newspaper articles at the time of the Suffragist Pilgimage and the speech made by the suffragist Miss Frances Sterling outside Corsham Town Hall mention Dr. Crisp giving a vote of thanks at the end of the proceedings, seconded by…