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Suffragist commemoration in Corsham

Here are a few photographs taken on 15th July 2013 when we celebrated the centenary of the Suffragist march reaching Corsham. A book of photographs is planned and we would welcome any photos, particularly of anything from a slightly…
Suffragists at the top of Church Lane, Box

Early days of universal suffrage in Corsham

The demand for women to have equal political rights with men started in 1866 when a group of women organised a petition. This led to a proposed amendment to the Reform Act that would give women the same political rights as men, put forward…
Suffragists at the top of Church Lane, Box

Corsham in Words event marks Golden Jubilee celebrations

As part of our Golden Jubilee Celebrations, and following our AGM in May, members were treated to a programme of readings compiled by Negley Harte, which reflected our town from before Domesday to the present. The two earliest references…