Wickham – 2000 years of history in one attractive Hampshire village.
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.
After our summer break, the WHS Committee looks forward to welcoming returning – and new – members to our meetings.
The first talk of the 2017/2018 programme will be held on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at 7:30pm.
Our speaker will be Simon Wills, maritime genealogist and history journalist, who will talk on the luxury liner “SS London”. Hear about the aftermath of the SS London shipwreck of 1866 to discover Victorian attitudes to tragedy, how the event was treated by the media, expressions of mourning – and discover a surprising link to Wickham!
Meetings are held at 7.30 pm the first Tuesday of the month at Wickham Community Centre. Members and visitors (£2.00 non-WHS members – no need to book) are always welcome.
The full details for the 2017/2018 MEETINGS PROGRAMME are available HERE
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
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