Calne, Wiltshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Calne, 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 Calne

Historic Maps of Calne and the local area.

I was taken to Greenacres in 1956 I hadn’t done anything wrong & was totally confused as to why I would be put there which dished out such cruelty. I’d had a terrible childhood & let down by Hampshire county council ! I arrived on the 3rd. Of may 1956 I had never celebrated a Birthday & didn’t even know when my Birthday was.! I was a frightened little naive little girl. We were treated worse than prisoners. I had ...see more

I was there in 1972 , worked on the farm and garden , was exspelled after 15 months , mr board was head master , it was a nightmare place , spent most of my time in the pokey lol

Added 12 January 2020