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
- CSS New Year Lunch
- RNLI Mollie Mitford
- Beckford’s Tower Project
- The Old Vicarage
- Quarrymen of Corsham
- 80 Years This April
- Mayors of Bath
- Post boxes of Corsham
- Responses to Book Reviews
- Book Review
- Some Corsham street signs and new businesses, Part 1
- Catherine Eden RIP
- Planning round-ups
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...
In January 2012 the Society was contacted by Mrs Hilary Corke who, when looking through the photographs of her late father, came across a number annotated on the back with “ Reconstruction of High...
The first ‘mansion house’ to be built in Corsham by a rich and successful clothier in the last great boom of the broadcloth and/or medley cloth industry in the first half of the eighteenth century was the ‘Mansion House’, as it was called at the time, and as it has been called ever since.
As we remember the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, we also think of his second book that he wrote, namely, ‘Pickwick Papers’ and its association with our Pickwick. Charles Dickens first visited Bath in 1835, as a young newspaper reporter...
Earlier this year a book was donated to the CADT which was discovered to contain copies of the first ever St. Bart's Church Magazines published in our parish dated 1883. It was introduced by the Rev. George Linton, the cover was printed by Lewin Spackman and the...
In 1774 Robert Neale, clothier and MP, obtained from the College of Arms a confirmation and exemplification of arms to be borne by him, his family and descendants. The 1774 confirmation states that Robert Neale's ancestors had borne arms "argent, a lion rampant...