Spooky Stories

From Highworth and the surrounding villages

Welcome to the spooky section of the Highworth Historical Society website.
Below you will find many stories from our town and the surrounding villages, some of which have been passed from generation to generation and some which are much more recent. No doubt a few may have been somewhat embellished through time and some you may have trouble believing but whatever your reason for visiting these pages we hope you enjoy reading the stories which form part of Highworth's rich folklore heritage.

Please click on the heading below to view the relevant stories

HIGHWORTH

FARINGDON

FRESDEN

HANNINGTON

INGLESHAM

KEMPSFORD

SEVENHAMPTON

SOUTH MARSTON

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27th November 2017
The social etiquette of drinking in the Georgian and Regency periods.
by Martin Collinson
The development of the drinking glass, and the tea and coffee meeting places. Also some of the men of wealth and influence who frequented them.

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29th January 2018
Women at work in WW1.
by Gerry Churchard
With the men away the women came out of the home and went to work. Find out the many and varied jobs that they took on.

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