Old Maps of Corsham

Historic Maps of Corsham and the local area.

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 (...Read full memory)

I was 2 ,1941 when we moved into 19 Brakespear road. My father was an engineer at Bristol Aircraft Co. We were bombed out of Bristol and my father was moved underground to Spring Quarry to build Centaurus engines for Beaufighters.I certainly remember the Americans being there as we would go to the Community centre to get (...Read full memory)