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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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April 2017

Summer Outings 2017

Dear all, The most important item in this message is a reminder about our fun History Quiz which will take place in the Museum Cafe on Thursday April 20th.  This is for all members and friends,  and we have also invited other local history societies to send teams to join us.  Sir Tony Baldry has kindly agreed to come […]

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April 2016

Summer outings

We had a large turnout for our last lecture of the season, with Norman Hudson giving us a terrific tour of the vicissitudes of the country house, beginning and ending with slides of himself on various of the sofas at Broughton Castle.   We are now into the period of ‘summer’ outings and have to […]

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March 2016

Norman Hudson coming to talk

Our last lecture of the season is coming up on Thursday April 14th. We have Norman Hudson coming to talk to us about The Historic Country House in the post war years and now – its survival and future.    Norman Hudson is the chairman of the Country Houses Foundation and has been advising owners of […]

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February 2016

The Local Clergy in the Middle Ages

Some of your members may like to know about the next two lectures coming up in the Banbury Historical Society’s season. On Thursday February 11th we have Dr. David Robinson who will be talking on the topic of The Local Clergy in the Middle Ages.  We hear much about those medieval clergy who held high office […]

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December 2015

Distinguished medievalist coming to speak

Banbury Historical Society has a very distinguished medievalist coming to speak on December 10th.   Chris Dyer, Professor Emeritus of Local and Regional History at Leicester university, will be talking about A Cotswold wool merchant at the end of the middle ages:  John Heritage.   We all know about the Cotswold wool trade, but little is known about […]

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