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PREVIOUS TALKS

All talks held in the Pewsey Heritage Centre unless otherwise stated below.

Wednesday 21st November 2018

  • Trevor Beaven MBE - Railways through the Vale of Pewsey

  • Linda Keepence - Dr Rayment & His Family

Wednesday 21st March 2018

  • Mike Marshman - Pewsey Vale Pubs and their Names

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

  • Liz Johnson - A Walk through the history of Easton Royal

  • Richard Giles - E H Thorne & Son, Pewsey Vale Coaches.

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

  • Cheryl Underhill - K & A Canal history - ongoing research.

  • Richard Giles - Pewsey White Horse 80 years on.

Wednesday 19th October 2016 in the Pewsey Heritage Centre

  • Linda Keepence - Village Post Offices & Postmasters/mistresses in the Pewsey area

  • Paul Cowan - Whatley & Co, Water Engineers, Avonside Foundry.

Wednesday 16th March 2016

  • David Smith - Hiscock & Smith, Agricultural Engineers

  • Richard Giles - The Restoration of the milestone at Charlton St Peter on the Andover to Devizes coach road.

Wednesday 7th October 2015 - at 7.30 pm

A short business session was followed by three abridged Local History Research Reports:

  • Verina Horsnell & Mike Smith - The Vernacular Architecture of a 17th/18th Century Cottage in Upavon

  • Wendy Lawrence - The Manningford Postcard

  • Cheryl Underhill - The Reverend Joseph Townsend, Rector of Pewsey in the 17/1800s

Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 7.30 pm

Short business session followed by three abridged Local History Research Reports:

  • Liz Johnson - Easton Royal Priory

  • Vaughan Roberts - Archaeological Artefacts in the Parish of Pewsey

  • Richard Giles - The "Blue Line" of WW2 defences along the Kennet & Avon Canal - Pewsey Vale

Inaugural Meeting:

The initial meeting of the above group was held in September 2014 in the Bouverie Hall, Pewsey