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Lord Methuen congratulates Civic Society on Golden Jubilee

Lord Methuen congratulates Civic Society on Golden Jubilee

As Patron of the Corsham Civic Society, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate the Society on achieving its Golden Jubilee in 2013. As a former resident of Corsham, I have seen enormous changes in the Town during my lifetime, encompassing large population growth...
Tributes paid to Ian Storey

Tributes paid to Ian Storey

Ian Storey joined the Civic Society committee in spring 2011. We welcomed him for his love of and commitment to Corsham. He was well-known in the town due to his position with the Chamber of Commerce, his work with the Martingate Centre and his successful efforts to...
Tribute to the Life of Dr. William Lewson Burrowes

Tribute to the Life of Dr. William Lewson Burrowes

This was the eulogy spoken by John Bright at the funeral of his very dear friend and neighbour, Dr. William Burrowes. It was my privilege to have been a friend and neighbour of Bill for over 50 years. Angela and I first met Bill and Nancy when we came to Corsham in...
Lord Methuen: the Society’s first patron

Lord Methuen: the Society’s first patron

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Lord Methuen has accepted the honorary office as Patron of our Society. We had the pleasure of hearing Lord Methuen speak to us in April on the work of the House of Lords of which he is an active member. He is one of...
Lord Methuen: the Society’s first patron

Lord Methuen: the Society's first patron

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Lord Methuen has accepted the honorary office as Patron of our Society. We had the pleasure of hearing Lord Methuen speak to us in April on the work of the House of Lords of which he is an active member. He is one of...
Rudloe Manor

Rudloe Manor

Rudloe Manor (Photo by John Hancock) Rudloe Manor (Photo by John Hancock) Rudloe Manor (Photo by John Hancock) Rudloe Manor is a late 17th century manor house overlooking the beautiful Bybrook valley, surrounded by ancillary buildings including a Grade II listed barn....