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Caption for Witchampton, Village 1904: This fine brick-built village is one of north Dorset's loveliest, its cottage gardens a delight all year round. Even with modern day traffic it seems a place lost in time.

Memories of Witchampton

My grandmother Mary Brooks was born in Witchampton in 1857. She probably married my grandfather Joseph Childs in the church there in 1876, from there they went to live at Corscombe. I am wondering whether she had siblings and if any descendants are still in Witchcampton?

My grandparents bill and Kathy James lived it witchampton most of their married life raising my mum Glynis James and her younger sister Davina. So many fond memories of visiting my grandparents from feeding the lambs at the farm and blue bell picking. My great grandparent Albert Gilbert was the postman he only had one (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1 Georgina Cottages. My family have a long history in the village. My first school was just down the hill from where I lived at the time, it is now a large house. In the club where the new shop is was my local to have a drink (I had my first beer there at 17 years old). I played snooker there every Friday night when (...Read full memory)

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