Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Chippenham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Chippenham

Historic Maps of Chippenham and the local area.

Final year at school and spent most of may and June at the pool while waiting for our results. Cycled from Christian malford to get there.

I fondly recall my days as a late 1950's pupil at the Grammar School on its hill. A bus service was used to ferry pupils like me from the more distant parts of the county. We had a mixed attendance and the headmaster was still Sidney Farrar. I recall a number of the teachers well... namely Frank Harrison (English/rugby master); Mr Hinds (maths - not surprisingly nicknamed "Alfie" from a certain well-known ...see more