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September News

Book Launch and First Lecture

Dear all September is upon us and feeling very Septemberish but the good news is that the Banbury Historical Society begins its new season of lectures and activities on Thursday 14th September.  As usual, there will be drinks from 6.30 pm that evening  and I have great pleasure in announcing that this will be the occasion for the […]

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Reduced hours at Northants Records Office

Please sign the petition

Dear all This mostly concerns all those of you in that part of Banburyshire that is actually in Northamptonshire, but it should concern all local historians everywhere as, where one county record office leads, others may follow. We have been informed that from August 21st, the Northampton Record Office is proposing to make drastic cuts […]

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AGM 2017

Dear all We had an excellent AGM in Swalcliffe Church and Barn, with thanks to Cathy Stoertz for interesting information about the church and village, and  to Jeff Denmarr for telling us about the barn.  I was very pleased that a number of members had never been to the barn before, and were delighted to have […]

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July 2017

July Newsletter and postscript

Dear all, We have one more visit this year and this is your final call for it as it takes place this coming Thursday 6th.  This outing to the Kenilworth Elizabethan Gardensstarts with a private tour of the gardens which were resurrected thanks to a remarkable eyewitness account by a man who sneaked in one day while […]

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June 2017

Summer Outings

(June Newsletter from Deborah Hayter) Members much enjoyed an excellent outing and tour of the Bod, and we still have two summer outings to go;  there are still places available for both. Guided Visit to Historic Warwick 10.30 am Saturday June 10th  (led  by Graham Sutherland, A Blue Badge Guide.) Meet at the Cape Road Car Park […]

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May 2017

Dear all Tony Baldry was a very splendid quizmaster at our first history quiz on April 20th – should we be embarrassed that the joint winners were the teams from Bloxham and from Deddington?   I was very surprised at how few people knew where Browns’ cakeshop had been, and again, many of those present couldn’t […]

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