• Welcome to 2018 |

    Thatcham Historical Society held their Annual General Meeting on the evening of the 29 th January 2018. The acting chair, Alf Wheeler, started the evening welcoming all those present and... Continue reading

  • The History Duel |

    Which town has the richer history? Which is older? Come and find out at the history duel. Continue reading

  • Thatcham: In the beginning |

    There have been Palaeolithic, old stone age, axes found in the area but the first settlement dates to about 10,000 years ago during the Mesolithic period, middle stone age. A... Continue reading

  • Thatcham history tour |

    Local historian, Dr Nick Young , led a group of 22 people around Thatcham on Monday 24th April 2017. The tour started from Church Lane where the history of the... Continue reading

  • Welcome to our new Chairman |

    We would like to welcome Julie Armstrong as our new chair for this year. Julie was elected at our recent Annual General Meeting in January 2017. After her election Julie... Continue reading


Hello and welcome to the Thatcham Historical Society website. The society exists to promote an interest, not only in the local history of Thatcham and district, but also in historical matters in general. A regular series of talks by invited speakers takes place throughout the year. We have a wide...Read more


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