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Memories of Corsham

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)

I have many memories of the wartime years spent in Corsham. My father was in the Ordnance Corps and served under Colonel Cripps at the Central Ammunition Depot. Up to about 1943 we were billeted at a farm but after that with a Mrs Harvey in Bences Lane and this is where my memories begin. I recall being in a queue for our meat (...Read full memory)

We moved to 2 Clutterbuck Rd in 1954 by the little grass island and moved out in 1965 to Methuen Way,great memories of playing around the estate, back fields community centre Corsham park and stone quarries,my friends lived nearby, Dave Taff,Pete Farmiloe and Tommy Wright,our next door neighbours were Mr& Mrs Lord he (...Read full memory)

I left Corsham in 1960 but although I haven't lived there for many decades I still consider it my home. I was born in a prefab in Clutterbuck Road, all my school friends lived in prefabs, even the Library in what was Beech Ave. was Prefab. the roads have all gone now, & when I returned there was a new housing estate where (...Read full memory)

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