SUFFRAGE MARCH 2013

Re-enactment of Suffragist Pilgrimage which passed through Corsham in July 1913

We are hoping to resume events during the second part of 2021, but are dependant on the latest COVID-19 restrictions.

Memories of the Methuen School

  Michael Rumsey In 1816, money was given by Paul Cobb Methuen (1752-1816) for the building of a 3-roomed school for the education of ‘poor children’. That building, in South Place, Corsham...

Introducing the Brunel Shed

Introducing the Brunel Shed

As part of an international organisation of Men’s Sheds, one has been started for Corsham and the surrounding communities. Cllr Phil Whalley of Corsham Town started the initiative and handed it over to those who attended the first meeting at the venue.  The club will...

‘Huge step forward’ for Corsham Station Campaign

‘Huge step forward’ for Corsham Station Campaign

In a previous update I reported on the decision for the Society’s Corsham Station Campaign to join TransWilts, now a registered Community Interest Company. Paul Johnson, its Chairman, was the first Chairman of the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership...

'Huge step forward' for Corsham Station Campaign

'Huge step forward' for Corsham Station Campaign

In a previous update I reported on the decision for the Society’s Corsham Station Campaign to join TransWilts, now a registered Community Interest Company. Paul Johnson, its Chairman, was the first Chairman of the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership...

From the Chairman: A year of important anniversaries

From the Chairman: A year of important anniversaries

2016 seems to be a year of important anniversaries in our town and the surrounding area. The Methuen School, in South Place, celebrates its 200th anniversary and you will find several articles in this edition by former pupils. On June 30th, those of us who can be...

111 years of public buses to Corsham closing in April 2016

111 years of public buses to Corsham closing in April 2016

On the 24th April, the 231 bus service operated by First Bus, will be withdrawn according to our latest information.  The original bus service was started by the Bath Tramways Company in 1905 and for many years 3 services ran through Corsham from Bath to Chippenham...