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The front cover of the last magazine of the series

Swindon Heritage Magazine - Last one

This last magazine of the series, is a bumper edition. Here are very brief headings of what it contains;

Demolition of the old Market building in Commercial Road

Blue Plaque for Milton Road Baths

History of Fostering by Hannah Archer who campaigned for it

Remembering Joel Joffe

Blakehill Farm - The D-Day Airfield near Cricklade

Negatives (Film) on Glass Plates - a Collection from the Swindon Advertiser Archives

Profile of the Photographer Richard Wintle

Collection of photos of Swindon Town Centre 49 years ago

More old photos still being found - a Media Archive plan

A look into the Archives of Pathe News

A Tribute to the late Peter Burgess - Ceramics expert

A Jug for sale on Ebay with an interesting Swindon connection

The Beaney Collection of photos

John Stooke's book on the story of Swindon's Lost Pubs

The story of the pub the 'Glue Pot' 

The story of attempted murder and suicide in Swindon in 1905

Swindon in the 2nd World War, bombs dropped near the Railway Works

The renovation of Swindon College building in Victoria Road

St Mary's church in Lydiard Tregoze, murder and mystery

Artists drawing on history

Swindon's bid for the money to build a new museum

Library in Beechcroft Rd celebrates it's 50th birthday

Prof Wlodzimierz Loskowski - buried in Radnor Street cemetry - a remarkable man

Christ Church to be modernised

A new novel from Nicola Cornick called, 'Dark Water'

2 novels by Elizabeth St John on the Lydiard series

Book, 'Legacy of a Rag & Bone Man,' by Eastcott Community Organisation

Death of Dan Gurney

The lost church at Eysey near Cricklade

War Memorial now on display at the Civic Offices, Swindon

The Brigade from the St John's Ambulance sent to the Boer War

The old Bier from Shrivenham goes to a new home

The story of a Polish Airman told by his son

The XTC Convention & Interview with front-man Andy Partridge

Stories about Penhill

Tales of life at Swindon College in 1969

Andy Partridge of XTC tells of the Mechanics Institute building

The End of the Magazine


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