The Head Family

The Head Family

  When the Head family emigrated into Corsham, all the way from many earlier generations a few miles down the road in Box, they came en-masse and they brought their Bath Stone yard with them. My paternal great-grandfather, James was born in 1841 in Box Hill, in...

What is Corsham Town Council for?

What is Corsham Town Council for?

What’s Corsham Town Council for! Councillor Ruth Hopkinson, Chairman of the Town Council; David Martin, Chief Executive; and Councillor Philip Whalley, Corsham Town Ward ~ notes of the talk on 27th January 2017 Michael Rumsey started the proceedings with a tribute to...

Corsham Walking Festival, 9-11 June 2017

Corsham Walking Festival, 9-11 June 2017

  Corsham Walking Festival returns for its fourth year, already a firm fixture for all who love the great outdoors and enjoy Walking Festivals. Whatever your walking ability or interest, this event offers walks that will tempt you. The Walking Group have planned...

Exploring Wiltshire’s Parish Churches

Exploring Wiltshire’s Parish Churches

I’ve always enjoyed visiting parish churches while travelling around the UK and having spent 35 years working in Church of England primary schools, there was always a parish church attached which was visited frequently by the pupils and staff.

From the Chairman, March 2017

From the Chairman, March 2017

  If it’s not too late, welcome to 2017 and the Society’s full programme, as shown on the back page of this edition.  For the first time, in a number of years, we had a Society talk at the Pound Arts Centre in January, moving the annual lunch to February 24th,...