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.

Front Cover Spotlight March 2021

SPRING 2022

  • From the Chair
  • Editorial
  • 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
The Serendipity of the Seven – from Corsham to Tokyo via Moscow

The Serendipity of the Seven – from Corsham to Tokyo via Moscow

Christopher Blakey, a retired school teacher, enjoys a full life as a house husband and father in Corsham. Chris will admit, however, that he is an inveterate handyman and always needs to have a project to focus on. This, his most recent project, came about partly...

PROPOSED CARE HOME FOR PICKWICK

PROPOSED CARE HOME FOR PICKWICK

In response to the proposed care home on Bath Road, the Pickwick Association Committee have prepared some guidance notes for residents… Some residents may have been approached by Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning.  According to their website, the company prides itself...

Corsham Civic Society Important News 13th June 2020

Corsham Civic Society Important News 13th June 2020

 Dear Members, The latest edition of ‘Spotlight’ has now been distributed. There are NO magazines to be collected from Barnett Brothers, I hope you enjoy reading this edition as it will be the last to be published until the November issue, which we hope, will be a...

Catherine Eden ~ a Pickwick centennial

Catherine Eden ~ a Pickwick centennial

Catherine was born in Flax Bourton, North Somerset, on 29th April 1920. She is the youngest of three sisters. She went to school in Clifton, Bristol. In 1938 she went to Somerville College, Oxford, but when war was declared in 1939 she went to work with the Land Army...

The Hell that was Corsham

The Hell that was Corsham

Now that’s a title to get your attention. Let me explain: a newspaper article and a manuscript from St. Patrick's Catholic Church archive [which was which curated last year by Cath Maloney] shed an interesting –if rather wretched -light on the initial experiences of...