William Bailey’s Letter to His Son in Australia 1847

Bruce Bailey (9 921)→ William Bailey’s Letter to his Son In Australia (PDF) This is a transcript of a letter written in 1847 by my 3x great-grandfather, William Bailey, and his wife, Hannah (née Hearne), of Dilton Marsh to their son, William Bailey junior. The letter...

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Short Street Roman Kilns

As Dilton Marsh History Society members will be aware, there has been little or no news to report over the past twelve months. However, I was reminded recently, by one of our members of the work by the  Bath and Camertorn Archaeological Society  on the Roman Kiln site...

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Future Talks at Dilton Memorial Hall

Oct 27, 2021

All talks to start at 7.30 pm.

Friday 26th November, Sally Hendry has agreed to give her talk on “The Quakers”.

Friday 28th January, Ruth Butler will give her talk on “WW1 Women”.

Friday 18th February, Rebecca Smith, of the “ World War Graves Commission” has agreed to give a presentation on the management of their sites.

Friday 25th March, we have David Dawson from the Devizes museum, who will be presenting his talk on the “Wiltshire White Horses”.