Friday 31 March 1989

Warminster And District Archive No.2


The second in a series of magazine-style books, published quarterly, devoted to local history in south west Wiltshire. Compiled and edited by Danny Howell.

It features the following:

Reports of the meetings of the Warminster History Society.

Old photographs of Heytesbury.

Obituary for Reg Cundick.

Mrs Belinda Ransome and Mrs Gwen Howell recall Charles Cutler, gamekeeper at Woodlands Park in Dorset and Berwick St James in Wiltshire.

An article on the Bacon And Tea Tree at Tytherington in the Wylye Valley.

An article about the Morgan Memorial Fountain, Warminster.

A report of the Wiltshire County Council Farriery School at Market Lavington in 1912.

Centrefold photograph of Starveall, Codford.

Who Was Who - A personality portrait of Evan Baxter Jones, draper who traded at High Street, Warminster from 1889 to 1920.

Gone but not forgotten, an article about the Water Tower at Upton Scudamore.

An illustrated article about Middle Hill, Bishopstrow.

The Toones in Canada: news and photographs which have come to light since the publication of Danny Howell's book The Wiltshire Foundry.

Selected items from the Warminster & West Wilts Herald, March to May 1889.

Brief notes about Heytesbury Mill, public toilets in Warminster, and the cafe site for the new Citizens Advice Bureau.

A poem, from the First World War, called Down In Our Sutton Veny Camp.

Screening dates for the HTV West series Along A Wiltshire River.

A reference to Juliana Papjoy of Bishopstrow.

Then and Now photographs of Warminster.

Plus book reviews, letters, and a calendar of forthcoming local history events.

Warminster And District Archive, No.2.
Edited by Danny Howell.
Softback, 297 mm x 210 mm, 48 pages, 89 black and white photographs and illustrations.
Published by Danny Howell.
March 1989.
ISSN 0955-4874.