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The Co-Op returns to Corsham

The Co-Op returns to Corsham

Many people who are new to Corsham may not realise that there was a Co-operative stores in the town previously. It occupied the buildings that we now recognise as 51/53/55 High Street, a Veterinary surgery Walter/Macfadden, (notice the ‘Beehive ’sign in the gable to...
Ken Salter's 300 year old jug

Ken Salter's 300 year old jug

Ken Salter was born in Gastard, and is Corsham, born and bred. Always taking a keen interest in the life of the town. He recently told one of our members, Peter Tapscott, about a stone wear jug in his possession which was given to his mother in 1903 by Mrs Edwards of...
Ken Salter's 300 year old jug

Ken Salter’s 300 year old jug

Ken Salter was born in Gastard, and is Corsham, born and bred. Always taking a keen interest in the life of the town. He recently told one of our members, Peter Tapscott, about a stone wear jug in his possession which was given to his mother in 1903 by Mrs Edwards of...
Historic walk taking in Corsham and Monks Chapel

Historic walk taking in Corsham and Monks Chapel

I thoroughly enjoyed my guided tour of Corsham with Simon Williams on the Saturday afternoon. Even though I have lived so close to the town all my life and thought I knew a great deal about the town centre and its buildings, one hour with Simon ensured I learnt a...