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We are always on the look-out for more information about Shrivenham and district. If you have old photos, know of historical facts, old documents (especially deeds) please contact us...

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Railway Navvies on the Great Western Railway

07 November 2019

A talk by Judy & Chris Rouse

The Great Western Railway line passes through the Parish of Shrivenham and once had a fine Brunel Station. The laying of the tracks was carried out by Navvies, a huge army of labour that carried out this arduous work. Judy & Chris Rouse will tell us more of these 19th century workmen


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