Cheddington History Society

Welcome to the Cheddington History Society pages!

To contact the Society, or to get details of our excellent 2010 book "Voices of an English Village - Cheddington" with memories of the Second World War, you can email the Chairman John T Smith at:   

          johntsmith  followed by  @  followed by

(many of you will know why I put the address in this form).  Please include CHS somewhere in the subject line.

September 2017 to December 2018

September 18th 2017: AGM, followed by Talk by Rex Watson

October 16th 2017:     Historic Films, including a Canal film – Frank Banfield

November 20th 2017: 18th Century Crime & Transportation – 50,000 Convicts Banished but not                                       to Australia! - John T Smith

January 15th 2018:`   The Black Death in an English Village – Julian Hunt

February 19th 2018:   The Secret Ukelele - The History of the Ukelele and Guitar - Zachary Taylor

March 19th 2018:       Research at Rothamsted - History, Highlights and Significance -

                                   -  Stephen James

April 16th 2018:`        Investigating Local Footpaths – Jan Walmsley

May 21st 2018:         The Curious Disappearance of Major Glenn Miller - Tony Eaton

Summer Visits: History Walk at Winslow with Julian Hunt

A Local Footpath Walk – To Be Confirmed

September 17th 2018:   AGM, A Dip in our Archives and Members’ Memories and Artefacts

October 15th 2018:       The History of Photography, and Kodak’s Coming to Harrow – Tony Earle

November 19th 2018:   Treading the Duckboards: WW1 Concert Parties (the troops

                                      own homemade entertainments) - Kate Wills

You are welcome to attend meetings of the Society, which are normally held at 8 p.m. on the third Monday of the month, at the Methodist Church Room facing the Village Green.   We welcome members at a fee of only £10 per person for a year, and we have a reduced rate for young people in education.  A visitor's fee of £3 is made for a single talk.

                                                                         John T Smith, Cheddington History Society


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