Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Charlton Park Camp

I was one of a family of Seven children(two girls and five boys) born to Louise and George Tawn. We first lived at Pinkney park where my father was employed as a farm bailif. Due to his affair with the farmers wife we were thrown out and became homeless. We then lived at Charlton Park Camp on an estate belonging to Lord ...Read full memory

W Redman & Sons

The van on the left of the photograph was owned by my great-grandfather Wilfred Redman who had the butcher's shop at 41 The Triangle, Westport from the early 1900's until 1945. He died in that year and his son took over the family business. Wilfred Redman came to Malmesbury in the early 1900s from Nailsworth, Glos where his ...Read full memory

A memory of Malmesbury by Claire Allen

Ernie Kidd The Best Maths Teacher

Ernie Kidd the best and most accurate thrower of blackboard rubbers, hit his targetb9 out of 10

A memory of Malmesbury by mandmworms