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.

A tribute to Sally Fletcher, 16th August 1944 – 27th December 2016

A tribute to Sally Fletcher, 16th August 1944 – 27th December 2016

All the details below were provided by Sally’s brother, Nick, to whom the CCS extends its commiserations and expresses its grateful thanks. Sally was born in Shipley and adored Yorkshire, especially the Dales which are only a short drive north of where her family...

Exploring Wiltshire’s Parish Churches

Exploring Wiltshire’s Parish Churches

I’ve always enjoyed visiting parish churches while travelling around the UK and having spent 35 years working in Church of England primary schools, there was always a parish church attached which was visited frequently by the pupils and staff.

From the Chairman, March 2017

From the Chairman, March 2017

  If it’s not too late, welcome to 2017 and the Society’s full programme, as shown on the back page of this edition.  For the first time, in a number of years, we had a Society talk at the Pound Arts Centre in January, moving the annual lunch to February 24th,...

A visit to Corsham Print

A visit to Corsham Print

It’s Thursday afternoon, February 9th and I have just returned from a most interesting and informative visit to our ‘Spotlight’ magazine printers, Corsham Print.

‘Old’ Pickwickians

‘Old’ Pickwickians

Our Editor, John Maloney's first article in the  July Spotlight, was of great interest to me, as he referred not only to his own property – 12 Pickwick, but the adjoining house No. 14. This was the home of my grandparents Bill and Rose Say, for about 40 years, it may...