Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Corsham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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There are 11 memories of Corsham to read. Here are one or two to get you started!
I moved to Corsham with my mother approx 1947. She became housekeeper to "eventually" my stepfather Jack Giblin. He worked firstly at a big house-Pockeridge ?- as a messenger, subsequently as a stoker in a boiler room at Hawthorn. We lived in a cottage near the house, no electricity, oil lamps and cooking by oil stove, a (...Read full memory)
Moved here in 1942 were my father worked for B.A.C underground at Hawthorn as a foreman working on gear inspection. With the recent 70th anniversary on Tv its only now that I realise what my parents had gone through with the bombing raids, long hours working for the War effort and rationing etc. For us kids, I was 7yrs (...Read full memory)