The Museum Collection: Fossils

The Museum Collection: Fossils

Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

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The environmental conditions at the time the sediments that made the rocks around Bradford were deposited (Middle Jurassic period) were tropical with warm shallow sea and low islands, rather like the Bahamas and Florida today. The fossils found here reflect those conditions: marine shells, corals, fish and...

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Chemists & Druggists

Chemists & Druggists

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Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

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Bradford on Avon Museum’s main exhibit is the reconstructed Christopher chemist shop. There were and are others in Bradford, oddly all in Silver Street too, as well as grocers who sold patent medicines.

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