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 btinternet.com
(many of you will know why I put the address in this form). Please include CHS somewhere in the subject line.
CHEDDINGTON HISTORY SOCIETY PROGRAMME
September 2016 TO December 2017
September 19th 2016: AGM, followed by Open Evening and a Dip in the Archives
October 17th 2016: A Real Soap Opera: Lord Leverhulme and Port Sunlight
November 21st 2016: Cheddington and Domesday, before and after (John T Smith)
January 16th 2017: New discoveries of Leighton-Linslade’s history – Paul Brown
February 20th 2017: Bandstands – History, Decline & Revival – Paul A Rabbitts
March 20th 2017: Three Bucks Market Towns: Aylesbury, Buckingham, Winslow
April 17th 2017: The History of Pinewood Studios - (Mike Payne)
May 15th 2017 Votes for Women (Roger Mason):
(Dates to be arranged) Visit –a Tring Walk (evening) – Tim Amsden and a
(Provisional) Visit to Ascott House
September 18th 2017: AGM, followed by Rabbits and Genealogy – Rex Watson
October 16th 2017: Archive Cine Films - Frank Banfield
November 20th 2017: 18th Century Crime &Transportation – 50,000 Convicts Banished but not to Austrsalia – (John T Smith)
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