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Reminiscences of Joan Poynder 1897 – 1987

Reminiscences of Joan Poynder 1897 – 1987

Sir John Dickson-Poynder and his wife Anne Beauclerk Dundas of Hartham House had just one child. Joan was born at Hartham Park on 11 September 1897. Joan had a lonely childhood as an only child, spending much of her time with her nanny and French and German...

First motor vehicle registrations in Corsham

First motor vehicle registrations in Corsham

The first vehicle registered in Wiltshire, AM-1, was a 10hp Benz Parsifal, to Wiltshire County Council’s County Surveyor, Charles Septimus Adye on 12th Dec 1903. Listed below are those registered to Corsham people, up to registration number AM-1000: AM-26 Motor cycle...

A new song for Corsham

A new song for Corsham

Jim Chorley, a native of Southampton, came to Corsham in October 2012 as a student in Bath Spa University’s ‘Song Writing’ Masters course. Currently Jim is working as a Art Technician in a Southampton Secondary school. He has now completed his Masters Course and...

Suffragist commemoration in Corsham

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 different perspective. Photos by...

The Brownings of Leigh Delamere

The Brownings of Leigh Delamere

Our summer outing to see the Victorian schoolroom at Sevington and the Church of St Margaret of Antioch at Leigh Delamere, was in itself a wonderful experience, with Dinah Starkey, one of the Trustees, acting as schoolmistress, bringing to life the days of Victorian...

Finding interesting churches in Wiltshire

Finding interesting churches in Wiltshire

I always promised myself that when I retired I would undertake several projects. One was to visit all the Anglican cathedrals in England and Wales and the second was to explore and photograph churches in my home county of Wiltshire. For four years I was unable to do...