Showing posts from July, 2019

Calne's Dr. Pownall and the murder of Louisa Cooke - 1859.

Many thanks to John Osbourne, who has brought in some more of his research for sharing. This time on Dr. Pownall, one time mayor of Calne, who was found not guilty of the murder of Louisa Cooke due to insanity became an inmate at Broadmoor until his death in 1882. Read the full account of this tragedy by downloading the PDF

Calne Heritage Week 2019

Calne Heritage Week 2019 will take place between 16 - 22 September 2019. Calne Heritage Week 2019 programmes are available to collect at Calne Heritage Centre and at the Calne Town Council offices at Bank House. I've also made a PDF version available to download here: (Please note that we have been informed that the Bowood voucher needs to be printed if downloaded)