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

1968 70

My parents had the shop/ post office from 68-70 and I went to Odstock school. The best years of my life without doubt. Great people in Bodenham, Nunton and Odstock. The Millers lived next to the school. They had 7 kids. Julie was a bit older than me, Glen was my age and Gary (sadly died some years ago) was a year younger. Don't ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodenham by Philip Brind

My Childhood At Bodenham

I used to live at Bodenham for about nine years and went to Odstock School. I played on my bike or on roller skates all around the village lanes. It was a lovely time, no worries or cares, just an innocent childhood.

A memory of Bodenham by Sandra Bridges

Life In The Park.

I was born in Longford Park in April 1942, my father was "Bill" Ashman, head gardener to the Earl of Radnor from 1940 until 1965 (approx).  My younger brother Peter and I were fortunate to have been brought up in the relative calm and prosperity of the Longford Estate immediately after the war.  Many reminders of ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodenham by David Ashman