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Codford’s village theatre resulted from a society scandal during 1924-5, involving a young adventuress and a retired colonel, whom she married for

John Collins was a farmer in Codford

Between 1581 and the later 18th century, the majority of the estate of Codford St Mary was owned by the Mompesson family.  The  family made clear t

James Raxworthy senior was presumably in residence in Codford by 1830, for in November of that year, the Swing Riots began and he was unwittingly i

The Hungerfords were one of the largest West Country magnate families. Their family seat was Farleigh Hungerford in Somerset near Trowbridge.

The census returns tell us agreat deal about the people of Codford in the 19th century.

Benjamin Lansdown was born in Trowbridge in 1819 and was the son of a woollen mill employee.

Benjamin Lansdown was born in Trowbridge in 1819 and was the son of a woollen mill employee.

Chartism was nationwide movement for voting reform in Victorian England.