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Banbury Historical Society News

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February Newsletter

Banbury Historical Society

Dear all,   Our next lecture on February 8th is going to be a very Oxford affair. It is entitled  “Old Obadiah, sing Ave Maria”: the Strange Case of Obadiah Walker, Master of University College, Oxford, 1676-1689. Obadiah Walker was an undergraduate, Fellow and Master of University College from the 1630s to the 1680s. A […]

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January 2018, our Jubilie Year

January meetings

Dear all,  A Very Happy New Year to you all. The Banbury Historical Society is entering its diamond jubilee year in 2018 as we celebrate the first meetings of the society in 1958. Remarkably we still have Barrie Trinder and Jeremy Gibson with us who were among the first members all those years ago – […]

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December News

Dear all This coming Thursday, the 14th December, we have Dr. Simon Townley of the Victoria County History coming to talk to us about the new research for the next volume. He and his team have been working on Wychwood Forest and Cornbury. Wychwood was one of the great royal forests of England. In his […]

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October and Novembers News

Book stall at 9th November Meeting

Dear all,    On Thursday 12th Oct. we have Ben Ford coming to talk to us about the archaeological discoveries made at the Westgate during the biggest ever dig in Oxford.   Ben is the Director of these excavations and is a Senior Project Manager at Oxford Archaeology, and is a specialist in the excavation of urban sites.  […]

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Talks at Banbury Museum

October Lecture

Book signing at the Museum Shop, Saturday 10.30 – 12.30 am

Dear all,  We had a terrific lecture about Compton Verney to start off the season and had a full house too.  Those of you who were there will have collected your copies of Barrie Trinder’s splendid book, the latest BHS volume,  Junctions at Banbury: a town and its railways since 1850, and a few members have […]

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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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