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Royal Wootton Bassett
Through Time

By Bob Clarke
Photographs by
Peter and Debra Melsom

All profits to the Museum - pick up your copy from Bassett Books or the Museum.


Welcome to the website of the Historical Society of Royal Wootton Bassett. On these pages you will find information about the society, events and how you can participate. You don't even have to be a member. £10 per year, £2 per session

February 13th 2014: A Brief History of Gloucester Cathedral.
Speaker: Richard Cann

An architectural and historical presentation of the cathedral. 1000 years of history in a 50 minute talk. Everything from Henry VIII to the present day.

Please note programme might change at short notice. Please ring Viv on 01666 511195 the week of the talk if you are in any doubt.

March 13th 2014: The White Rajah of Sarawak
Speaker: Dr. John Belt

In 1838, James Brooke, an explorer and sdventurer, set out to seek his fortune in the East Indies. This talk will present the story of the man known to history as the Rajah Brooke - the first of the White Rajahs.

Meeting hours:


7:30 - 9:30
Every 2nd Thursday of the month
Sept - June

Civic Centre on Station Road RWootton Bassett.

Telephone number:
President Bob Clarke
01793 731853

Programme Viv Sumner
01666 511195

Enquiries Stella Taylor
01793 852361


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