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Programme 2017
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Thu 21st September 2017
Another evening of Members Memories
Devised & presented by Gill Butler

Thu 19th October 2017
Archaeological Finds in Wiltshire
Ken Merrett Memorial Evening
Presented by Gabrielle Flexer

Thu 16th November 2017
Annual General Meeting
Social Evening with entertainment

Recent Events

Thu 20th July 2017
Afternoon Visit to Lidiard Park, Swindon
Leaving Church Street car park 1.15 for 2 00pm arrival
(Cost for tour of house & church approx. £10)
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Thu 15th June 2017
Tombstone Trail in Melksham Cemetery
Led by Ivan Turtle ( trail booklets will be available)
Assemble in Canon Square 7 pm
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Thu 18th May 2017
Afternoon Visit to Steeple Ashton
Followed by refreshments in the village hall (leave Church Street Car Park 1.45 for 2.15 assembly)
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Welcome to the web site of the Melksham and District Historical Association 
The Melksham and District Historical Association was formed in 1962 to preserve and record for posterity the events and buildings in the town of Melksham and the surrounding area. 

From September to April the association arranges meetings in the Assembly Hall with guest speakers and slide shows of local interest (click here for details). May, June and July are reserved for visits to local places of interest and our annual outing, which takes place in July. 

The web site provides information about the association and its meetings, events and outings.

Some of the early Milk deliveries in and around Melksham.

Three of the well known Dairies were "Boddingtons","Sheates" and the Co op.