Devizes, The Brittox c.1960
Memories of Devizes
A DEVIZES GIRL REMEMBERS Before talking of my own memories, it would seem appropriate to start by sharing some valuable ones of my Father who was born in 1906 and spent his whole life in the town. During the last five years of ...Read full memory
As a small child I would stay with my Gr Gr Aunts and Uncle in their three storey house with a door just like No.10 Downing Street the house was in Southbroom Road near the not far from the roundabout that is there today. ...Read full memory
Hello, My name is John Ryan and I can remember Devizes when I was evacuated there in 1940 from Tilbury Essex. I was 11 years old. I can remember where we all assembled in what I think was the Catholic school, ...Read full memory
I was employed to fell the elm trees lining the walk during the Dutch Elm disease crisis that cleared so many beautiful trees from a lovely area. My only consolation was the glorious view up to Oliver's Castle which is now sadly blocked by housing estates.