Welcome to Wickham History Society

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.
Find out more

2000 years of history in one attractive Hampshire village.

Upcoming Meetings

For our November meeting Jeremy Prescott’s presentation The Miracle Flower – From Flanders to The Tower told the story of the Poppy and how it has become the symbol of remembrance for those killed in conflict. The meeting report will be available soon.

Next Meeting is on Tuesday 14 December when we join with the Wickham Society for our final talk of this year to hear A Glimpse into Park Place Pastoral Centre and its Mission – Sister Evelyn. 

Please note that the this meeting will be held at Park Place so you will have an opportunity for a true ‘glimpse into Park Place’.

Note: This is the second Tuesday of the month.

The 2021-22 Programme is now available to view.

Latest Publication
Published to celebrate the Society’s 60th anniversary, Images of Wickham is full of fascinating photographs, from views of The Square and Bridge Street, to recognisable buildings such as Chesapeake Mill and The Barracks, along with day to day scenes of village life, local businesses and celebrations.

For details on how to obtain your copy at a fantastic price of £5 please visit the publications page.

Do you have something to contribute to the society?