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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.

Autumn Programme

We started our 2018-19 season in September with our first talk on Southampton and this month we move to Salisbury. 

On Tuesday 23rd October we welcome back Andrew Negus for the second installment on Salisbury – A Tale of Two Cities.

We shall explore Salisbury’s wonderful history and buildings, both in the city and the cathedral. We shall see how most splendour of this was created between 1200 and 1600 by crafty bishops. We shall encounter how a giant, a whiffler, harlots and businessmen helped make the city very wealthy.

Meetings are held at 7.30 pm at the Wickham Centre on the FOURTH Tuesday of the month.

The membership year began in September. The annual fee for those wishing to renew or join is £6pp – fantastic value for NINE meetings!

Visitors are most welcome at £2 per meeting.

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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