Market Lavington Museum

Quiz Answers

These buildings are all in Market Lavington (or were before parish boundaries changed) and all still exist although there may have been changes. Can you identify where they are? Either give the address or the name of the house.



Jubilee Cottage, Northbrook



Market Lavington Manor



Broadwell Cottage, White Street



Clyffe Hall



13 High Street



Formerly ‘The Light House’, Church Street



Russell Mill



The Clays



Parsonage Lane


10 (Not the bus but the building behind it)

Formerly The Volunteer Arms

Name the following people from the small biography given. All are closely connected with Market Lavington

11) A man who made bricks but was sadly killed by one of his own traction engines  William Box

12) The surname of three generations of basket makers in Market Lavington first in The High Street and later in The Clays Mullings

13) A Market Lavington born man who became Lord Mayor of London Thomas Sainsbury

14) A famous Victorian grower of fuchsias and potatoes James Lye

15) An agricultural engineer famed for his roller, invented in about 1840 in Market Lavington and still widely used on farms. William Cambridge

16) A Market Lavington born man who became Bishop of St Asaph in Wales Thomas Tanner

17) A very reclusive naturalist who was amongst the first to realise that some birds migrate to warmer climes for the winter John Legg

18) Market Lavington’s last real shoemaker/cobbler who was also amongst the last to collect his water from Broadwell with yoke and buckets Ken Mundy

19) An enormously fat man who ran the Lavington and Devizes Motor Bus company Fred Sayer

20) A composer who produced his own ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ in about 1750  John Smith

And the winner – the only entrant to score twenty out of twenty was Malcolm Parsons of Market Lavington. Congratulations to Malcolm who will receive a CD of photos of the village as his prize.