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

Previous Meetings:
The report on October’s talk, Harlots, Dung and Glory: History of Portsmouth Part 4, is now available to read.

Next Meeting – Tuesday 12th December – The Ladies of the Tower – Anthony Strafford
Who was the farmer’s wife and where will you find a monument dedicated to love? How did Virginia get its name and who was extremely romantic? Hear these and many other little known stories of The Ladies of the Tower.

Tony is a former Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London and will be delivering his talk resplendent in the full Royal Livery.

Note: This is the SECOND Tuesday of the month.

Details of 2023-24 Autumn Programme can be found here.

Latest Publication
Published in October 2022, Roman Wickham by Mike Hollis places Wickham in the context of the Roman invasion of AD 43 and pulls together the evidence collected from more than twenty different archaeological investigations in Wickham.

For details on how to obtain your copy at the price of £3 please visit the publications page.

Do you have something to contribute to the society?