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Hanney History Group

2018-19 Programme

Line drawing of Lower Mill
Line drawing of Lower Mill

The Hanney History Group offers a wide range of talks and visits for anyone interested in the past of Oxfordshire and the Vale of the White Horse. The group meets at 8:00pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month from September to May in the Old Hanney Room of the Hanney War Memorial Hall. New members and visitors are always very welcome. A summary of the varied programme for Autumn 2018 to Spring 2019 is provided below.

  • Tuesday, 25th September 2018
    Farming and Philanthropy: The early years of Lockinge Estate
    Speaker: Christine Wardingley

  • Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
    Recent Archaeology in and around Hanney
    Speaker: Paul Sayers

  • Tuesday, 27th November 2018
    Scandals in High Society Oxfordshire
    Speaker: Julie Ann Godson

  • Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
    Casting Metal: The Story of Local Iron Foundries
    Speaker: Jim Birch

  • Tuesday, 26th February 27th, 2019
    Roman Hanney?
    Speaker: William Wintle

  • Tuesday, 26th March 2019
    A Literary Tour of Oxford’s Waterways
    Speaker: Mark Davies

  • Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
    Oxfordshire Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme
    Speaker: Anni Byard

  • Tuesday, 28th May 2019
    The Vale of the White Horse: A vital Civil War Corridor?
    Speaker: Becky Hogben

Membership costs £12.00 (7 evenings). The cost for visitors per talk is £3.00. Summer visits are charged at group cost price.

Contact Us
For further details on any of the above items please contact Bill Orson on 01235 868859 or via email. See below for A Brief History of the Hanney Villages.

Mill and House at East Hanney near Wantage

Mill and House at East Hanney near Wantage