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November 2015

Welcoming Dr. Kate Tiller

We are delighted to be welcoming Dr. Kate Tiller back to continue our programme on Thursday 12th November on the subject of The Great War at Home.   I have attached the poster for this talk – do display this if you are able to. In 2015 we are still in the centenary of the First […]

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October 2015

Banbury’s Victorian Boat People

Those of you who came to Jon Healey’s terrific talk last week about the poor and the relief of poverty in the 17th century, and who also watched Who do you think you are? , with the BBC’s Frank Gardner, will have been amused to see Jon Healey popping up again to tell the story […]

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September 2015

First of the new season’s lectures

September is upon us and on Thursday we have the first of the new season’s lectures:  Dr. Jonathan Healey is coming to talk to us on  ‘The Tymes being soe Hard with Poore People’ Economic crises and poor relief in England 1598 -1730.  Dr. Healey is a graduate of Magdalen College, Oxford and University Lecturer in […]

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August 2015

We welcomed David Pym and Susan Walker

We had a good finish to the society’s activities with our AGM on the 23rd July at Tudor Hall, in the 19th-century ballroom. Jeremy Gibson and Beryl Hudson both stood down from the committee and we welcomed David Pym and Susan Walker.  Our President, Lord Saye & Sele, paid tribute to Jeremy as a ‘legendary […]

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July 2015

Annual General Meeting

This week we have our Annual General Meeting which will be held at Tudor Hall School, Wykham Park. The entrance is off the Bloxham Road just outside Banbury, through the very prominent gateway. The meeting will start at 5.30 pm and members may arrive from 5 pm. Drinks will be served as usual and there will be […]

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June 2015

Visiting the grounds of Farnborough Hall

I am hoping for better weather next week for our outing to Farnborough than we had for the last.   It absolutely poured all day for Stoke Bruerne and most people sensibly stayed at home. Next week on Thursday 18th June we are going to visit the grounds of Farnborough Hall, led by Stephen Wass, […]

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