Devizes, The Brittox c.1960

Devizes, The Brittox c.1960

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Memories of Devizes

Old Prison

I found your memory very interesting, as I used to come and stay with an elderly lady who lived on the top floor of these flats. Her name was Weston, and my Mother came to Devizes for my birth in Feb. 41 and we stayed with "Granny" Weston for six weeks before returning to Bristol. We often came to say with her in the years that ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes

Devizes Memories

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 his life in the 1990s, he resided at the front of Chantry Court where he could look out of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes by riversd10000

The Crammer Devizes

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. Gr Grandma and Grandpa lived after WWI at No.6 Church Walk opposite the Crammer and after they died ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes by Anne Parsons

Prison Buildings By Side Of Canal

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, which I believe was St Joseph's. There was about 40 of us and I happened to be the last to be ...Read full memory

A memory of Devizes by John Ryan
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These buildings are listed, and the upper floors remain unaltered since their erection in the 18th century. Look above the shop fronts of Timothy Whites, Baxters and Hiltons on the left and see the fine brickwork, the stone quoins and the sash windows.

This is an excerpt from Devizes Town and City Memories, by Dee La Vardera

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