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Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:07
I would like to stage a mummers' play, as a change from the school nativity play, but I can't find much in the way of background, nor indeed the texts of any of the plays. Can you help, please?

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:03
I have been unable to find the 1841 census for Castle Combe. Do you have a copy?

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:03
We are researching our family history and understand that one of our families lived in one of the 'China Cottages' in Stowell, near Alton Priors. Whilst visiting the area earlier this week, we found the cottages and were able to speak to one of the current occupiers. He wasn't able to tell us why they are called China Cottages, but said that whenever he digs in the garden he always finds pieces of broken china! Is anything known about the history of these cottages please?

Date Question Asked: Thursday 13th July 2006 15:51
I wondered if you are able to explain the origin of the village Stowell near Alton Priors and how it got its name please.

Date Question Asked: Tuesday 20th September 2005 09:56
I would like some information about Alton Priors and the people who lived there in the past.

Date Question Asked: Thursday 27th November 2003 10:44
What is the history of Westbury White Horse as it is featured regularly in books and calendars alongside Avebury and Stonehenge, and does any other White Horse have an eye you can sit on?

Date Question Asked: Friday 3rd January 2003 11:34
Are the dew ponds on the Wiltshire downs fed by dew and how old are they?

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