South Tidworth, Wiltshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Tidworth In 1962/64

I remember living in one of the houses of Jellalabad in 1963, before my dad was posted out to Singapore and we joined him later. I would have been about three years old but can still remember riding my three wheeler bike up and down the street and my pedal motor car. I had a friend called Tony who also lived in the same block.

St Marys Church South Tidworth

I lived in Tidworth Garrison as a child, (my name was Margaret Vincent then) and attended the Garrison Junior School and later Andover Grammar School.  I grew up there enjoying the wonderful freedom that Salisbury Plain offered to active children. Later, through my father, I met Alan English, one of ...Read full memory

The Choir

My Dad was posted to Tidworth in 1953 and I joined the choir in this church. Practice was twice a week, and you didnt miss it!! Two services on Sunday, morning and evening and we didnt miss them either, unless sickness intervened. Our choir master was Mr K. Burnett who was also the organist, very talented. The padre when ...Read full memory