Her Salisbury Story

Welcome to Her Salisbury Story

Celebrating Salisbury women past and present!  Come on in and read or listen to their inspiring stories.

We are all about sharing the achievements of women past and present who have made a difference to our city or indeed the wider community. Meet female builders, cutlers and publicans as well as doctors, gardeners, artists and authors.

Our articles about historic women have been written and researched by our volunteers while on the contemporary side volunteers have been recording interviews with inspirational women for you to listen to. 

New on the website is our competition. This is for you if you have literary ambitions, are a woman ages between 20 & 35 and live in the SP postcode area. To find out more about the competition and the fabulous prizes visit our Win a Tuscan (Re)treat page 

Has logo depicting e women young middle-aged and older representing the diversity of people we hope to reach

Featured Women

Adeline Cable in uniform at her desk in 1925

Adeline Cable

Adeline Cable (1864-1944) best known for her work as a matron at Salisbury Infirmary during the First World War.  Adeline Elizabeth Cable was born in

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Wren Hall the location of the choir school in Dora's time

Dora Robertson

Dora Robertson impacted on the history of Salisbury in two ways: by helping to secure the future of the Choristers School when it faced financial collapse in the 1920s, and by writing the first history of the Cathedral Close, a work still used as a standard reference work by historians today

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News

Historic Women

Find out about the women who played a significant part in the City’s  history from publicans to countesses

Contemporary Women

Discover the women in today’s Salisbury who are making a difference both locally and in the wider community.

Watch our new promotional video here