Friday 30 June 1989

Warminster And District Archive No.3

The third 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 Upton Lovell.

Heytesbury Had Everything You Could Wish For: Personal memories of Heytesbury, Upton Lovell and Knook by Miss Lily Dredge.

Some Notes on the Boreham Road Foundry, Warminster, 1790s-1906, researched and written by Danny Howell.

Large centrefold photograph of a view of Knook.

Who Was Who: A personality portrait of Charles Dewey, millwright and smith, 1858-1942.

An article on Cromwell's Yew at Norton Bavant.

An article on the dovecote and stable at Tytherington.

An article on the restoration of the cast iron footbridge at Bishopstrow.

Three reports concerning the Warminster Bypass: the Excavation at the Mootlebury Borrow Pit, Norton Bavant; the Field Archaeology Group Report on the Intended Route of the Warminster Bypass; and the Palaeontology of the Warminster Bypass (a review of the fossil finds and geology by Dr Vivian Stevens).

Selected items from the Warminster & West Wilts Herald, June 1889 to August 1889.

Then And Now photograph feature on Corsley.

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

Warminster And District Archive, No.3.
Edited by Danny Howell.
Softback, 297 mm x 210 mm, 48 pages, 80 black and white photographs and illustrations.
Published by Danny Howell.
June 1989.
ISSN 0955-4874.