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:
Please see here. for write-ups of previous meetings.

Tuesday 24th September – The history of the manor of Wickham – Geoff Phillpotts
The second of two talks by Geoff charting the development of Wickham manor, this talk covers the period from the beginning at the 18th century through to the late 1900s. The talk shows how the Rashleigh and Garnier families influenced and shaped our village.

Details of 2024 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?