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Biddestone, Wiltshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Biddestone and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Biddestone Old Post Office

I am searching the family history and would appreciate any information on the Old Post Office in the village for that purpose only. I am researching Sarah Ann Whitbread who was born in Biddestone about 1851. Mother was, Ann Whitbread, and father, Thomas Whitbread, who was a harness maker in the village at that ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddestone


I was born in Biddestone in 1953. I went to Biddestone School, Mrs Taylor was the cook and I believe the teacher that I had was Mrs Walker. There was a large field out the back of the playground that we used in the summer for sports and at lunchtimes. There was some large trees along one side that gave us some shade on very hot ...Read full memory

Memories Of Patricia Smith

I was born in Corsham nursing home in 1940, I lived in Cuttle Lane, went to the village school where I was taught by Miss Bowen, I learned the piano from Miss Rose Innes who wrote plays for us school children to perform at Christmas time. Sadly I don't get back very often now, but did find a school friend who ...Read full memory