Local History - Contents

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Stratford sub Castle

An introduction to the early settlement of the area

Anglo-Saxon burials

Placing the burh in Searobyrg

Alex Langlands

Stratford sub Castle place name variations & origins

Kerry O'Connor

Avon, River

Bedrock

Benchmarks in and near Stratford sub Castle

Kerry O'Connor

Dean's Farm reservoir

Kerry O'Connor

Land Holding (or tenureship) in 1748
Kerry O'Connor

Land Inclosure 1800
Kerry O'Connor

Land Sale 100 years ago
Kerry O'Connor

Leper Hospital

Kerry O'Connor

Magic Lantern 1890s - Mill Lane & Old Sarum

Kerry O'Connor 

Map, First Edition Ordnance Survey map of Stratford sub Castle & the Woodford Valley 1817

Kerry O'Connor

Maps - a Timeline

The Portway

David James 

 

Road, A lost road to a lost abode

(The Drowner's cottage)

Kerry O'Connor

Roman Road, The Portway
(Old Sarum Landscapes Project)

Kerry O'Connor

Route of a Roman Road

Kerry O'Connor

Sale of Stratford Manor 1818

Kerry O'Connor

Stratford sub Castle & the oldest road in Britain 

Kerry O'Connor

Stratford's 'Slum Square'

Kerry O'Connor

Streetlighting
Jane Court

Turnpikes & Milestones near Stratford sub Castle

Kerry O'Connor

Underditch Hundred incl 1662 map

Kerry O'Connor 

Water Meadows, Stratford's Historic Water Meadows

Jim Platt

Water Supply, a history of the water supply to Stratford sub Castle
Kerry O'Connor

WW2 Bunker

Kerry O'Connor

WW2 Dragon's Teeth

Kerry O'Connor

WW2 Millers Close air-raid shelter

Kerry O'Connor

WW2 Secret Spitfire Sites

Kerry O'Connor

Stratford's Historic Buildings

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Old Forge & Little Thatches.jpg

People with a connection to Stratford sub Castle

John Aubrey

Antiquarian & Travel Writer

Thomas Becket

Archbishop / visitor to Old Sarum

Edward Caswall

Stratford Clergyman & hymn writer

William Cobbett

Travel Writer

John Constable

Artist & painter

Coggan Family 

a story of 100 years of living in Stratford

John Henry Cook - his own account of  

Life at Mawarden Court in the 1920's & 1930's 
He was the son of the Rev William Henry Cook.

Samuel Curwen

Travel Writer

Daniel Defoe

Author & Travel Writer

Walter & Edward D'Evreux

Earls of Sarum

Eleanor of Aquitaine
A Queen of England, imprisoned at Old Sarum

Celia Fiennes

Travel writer

Sweyn Forkbeard

A future King of England

Richard Hill MBE
International Rugby Player

John Cattrell Hudson
Hudson's Field benefactor

John of Salisbury

Secretary to Thomas Becket

Mary King

Instigator of the Reading Room

John Leland

Antiquarian & Travel Writer

Captain William Mudge

Director General of Ordnance Survey 

Frances Nisbet

The future Viscountess Nelson

St Osmund

Second Bishop of the original Sarum cathedral  

Samuel Pepys

Diary & Travel Writer

The Pitt Family 

Church benefactors & family of a Prime Minister

William the Conqueror

King of England

William of Orange

King of England

We Will Remember them

The SsC Nine (2).jpg

The Stratford sub Castle Nine
- named on the Wayside Cross
               War Memorial

Commonweath War Graves

Other articles with a local connection

Aircraft Past & Present

Kerry O'Connor

The Avenue, Little Durnford

Kerry O'Connor

Camp Hill
Kerry O'Connor

340 Devizes Road - route of a Roman road

Kerry O'Connor

Druids Lodge - water tank

Kerry O'Connor

The Court House, Lower Woodford

Kerry O'Connor

Flax or Linseed?

Kerry O'Connor

Old Sarum is mentioned in Walter Pope's 

'Ballad of Salisbury' published in 1713

Many of the articles that appear in the History section of this website were written by members of the

Stratford sub Castle Local History Group.

 

Group contact details are here

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