The Bratton History Association aims to provide all those curious about their local history with an opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and discover more about the history of Bratton and Wiltshire.
A Vision Of Britain Through Time - University of Portsmouth
A vision of Bratton between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions:
Bratton Castle is on Bratton Down, on the western edge of the Salisbury Plain.
Bratton's Canadian Links
No doubt there are many of these, forged by village residents who have emigrated. Here are two particularly fascinating stories.
The Life and Thoughts of Marjorie Reeves (1905-2003)
Edited by Anthony R. R. Sheppard (Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press)
R & J Reeves & Son - Bratton Iron Works
Bratton was at one time a hive of industry, with several woollen mills along the stream.
Reeves Community Orchard Project, Bratton
Community Orchard Wins Top Award - October 2011.
Reeves Shepherd Huts
Did you know that the famous Bratton Iron Works (R&J Reeves & Son) used to produce 'Shepherd Huts'?
Wiltshire Council has some interesting information and pictures of Bratton on the Wiltshire Community History website:
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