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Columnists - David Chandler

David Chandler was born in Marlborough and started his working life in the family saddlery business of Fredk J Chandler.  He was the seventh generation of his family to be a saddler. He had a career change in his 40’s and taught in schools in England and finally in Swaziland.  He retired to Marlborough twelve years ago.  He was one of the last Mayors of the former Borough of Marlborough in 1971.  The Borough was absorbed by Kennet District in 1974 and Marlborough became a ‘Town’.

The story behind Marlborough’s second war memorial - Battle of Doiran, April 1917 05 April 2017
In Praise of Town and Parish Councillors 27 January 2017
The Emperor’s new clothes: when the lights go out 13 April 2016
Nimbyism, past and present 04 February 2016
The Railway in Marlborough 18 February 2015