SUFFRAGE MARCH 2013
Re-enactment of Suffragist Pilgrimage which passed through Corsham in July 1913
We have resumed events for 2022, but are dependent on the latest COVID-19 restrictions.
- From the Chair
- The Chairman’s Passion – Model Railways
- Preserving a newspaper printing press
- In memoriam –
Prince Philip 1921-2021
- Monks Park
- Corsham Community
Awards 2020 and 2021
- Film dramas in Box
- Book Reviews
- 21st century cosmic surgery railway cuttings
- An Admiral Fitzroy Barometer c. 1860
- Wiltshire volume of The Buildings of England
- Pickwick exhibition
- Moonraker Canoes
- Archaeological artefact?
- Planning round-ups
- Pat Whalley’s 80th Birthday
The attached details are the Planning Inspector's decision to dismiss the appeals by Gladman concerning their Bath Road proposals. Click on the image below to read full report:
This Spring sees the departure from Corsham of one of the Civic Society’s longest serving Committee members, Pat Whalley. Corsham born Pat is taking the opportunity of downsizing and moving to Broughton Gifford to stay with her son David and family. For Pat this has...
The sequel to Pickwick Capers – boldly entitled ‘Pickwick Winter Tales’ took place this winter as a Zoom event in conjunction with Corsham Regis Primary Academy last December. John Maloney has put together a record of the exercise which you can download here: Pickwick...
Recently, I was much cheered by negotiating a part-exchange of our old, failing grandfather clock for a mid-19th century one by Mr Thos. Bullock, made in Corsham [it’s on the clock face!] whose shop in Pickwick Road I have worked out is now Corsham Hardware, No. 27....
Pickwick’s Conservation Area is being reviewed… and we need your views on the appraisal document. You can view the document on our website: pickwickassociation.org.uk The core section of Pickwick has been a Conservation Area for many years. Local authorities normally...
1947Sept 8 School re-assembled after Summer holiday. There are 11 children of 14+ years continuing following the raising of the school leaving age. Had to create extra Infant Class 1B - taken by Mrs Hull. Standard 1A moved to large room adjoining wartime nursery, now...