He told us stories of events that happened through the ages in nearby towns including Marlborough, Chippenham, Downton, Shrewton, Wroughton and many others.
We heard about some documented stories of the plague, pestilence, disease and their curious cures. The gory crimes with even nastier punishments including hanging, beheading, dissecting and drowning. There is a ducking stool in Wootton Bassett museum which was used to find witches.
The next meeting will be at 7.30pm on Wednesday 16th October. The speaker will be our own Pam Howells and she will be talking about ‘Homeopathic First Aid’ (self-help remedies).