WELCOME

Wickham – 2000 years of history in one attractive Hampshire village.

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WICKHAM HISTORY SOCIETY is an active and friendly voluntary civic organisation founded in January 1960 that exists to: 

Gather information about the history of Wickham and help make it available to all who are interested.
Promote the preservation of old buildings, monuments, records, maps and traditions of Wickham.

Foster interest in Wickham’s history and historical research through this website and through publications, and by arranging lectures, visits and exhibitions.

 

 

First meeting of 2019!
22nd January will be the first meeting for 2019 when we have two very interesting and different talks lined up.

Tales my father told me: One man’s early life in Wickham
A talk by David Houghton – a unique insight into Wickham as it was

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Are you interested in the recent Wickham Excavations on the Glebe?
Come along to hear about the Dig.
Jeremy Clutterbuck – a member of the Archaeological Excavation Team – will give a talk about preliminary findings.

The meeting will be in Houghton Room at the Wickham Centre at 7.30pm.

Visitors are most welcome at £2 per meeting.

 

JOIN US!

SATURDAY 26th JANUARY at 12.00

 Come and celebrate the NEW

Wickham History Boards!

EVERYONE WELCOME

A brief ceremony to unveil the history boards will take place on the Village Green, Bridge Street, opposite St Nicholas Church. Join us afterwards for light refreshments in the Church room and see images of the boards. Parking is available at St Nicholas (access from the Southwick Road).

The boards highlighting different aspects of Wickham’s history –  using text, photos and illustrations – will be at key locations around the village.

Visitors can also use their smartphone at each board to link to more information on the Wickham History Society website.

This joint project between the Wickham History Society and Wickham Parish Council was made possible by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

For SOCIETY NEWS – click HERE

For details of AVAILABLE PUBLICATIONS from The Society – click HERE

ARCHIVE MATERIAL is available to view on request or immediately prior to meetings. For more information – click HERE

THIS SITE USES pdf FILES. TO DOWNLOAD FREE ADOBE ACROBAT pdf READER CLICK  HERE

DISCLAIMER
The information provided on this web site is for educational and study purposes only and some information may be from unverified sources or hearsay.. While the Wickham History Society tries to keep the information up-to-date and correct, there are no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information contained on this web site for any purpose.  Any use of the information contained on the Wickham History Society web site is at the reader’s risk and should be used for non-commercial educational purposes only.    

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