Celia James

Carriage Drive's railings resplendent once again

Over the late summer months, passers-by will have noticed a lady in a pink boiler suit working hard to clean and repaint the railings at the end of the Carriage Drive. This was Celia James, a painter and decorator who also does work at the Pound. The…
Michael Rumsey
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Christmas message from Corsham Civic Society's chairman

It doesn’t seem twelve months ago when I sat down to write the 2013 ‘Christmas Message from the Chairman’ – doesn’t time fly! 2014 has been a busy and fruitful year for the Society, welcoming new members, enjoying excellent talks and…
Lord Methuen 1931-2014

Death of Lord Methuen, patron of Corsham Civic Society

LORD METHUEN, 1931-2014 Dr. Negley Harte, historian, Vice-Chairman of the Civic Society, writes: Corsham has heard with sadness of the death of Lord Methuen, the Patron of the Corsham Civic Society. Robert Methuen was the 7th Baron Methuen…
Lord Methuen 1931-2014

Lord Methuen congratulates Civic Society on Golden Jubilee

As Patron of the Corsham Civic Society, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate the Society on achieving its Golden Jubilee in 2013. As a former resident of Corsham, I have seen enormous changes in the Town during my lifetime, encompassing…