Thatcham Historical Society

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Silk Mill Talk
Speaker(s): 
Geoff Hide
Date: 
Monday, March 29, 2010 (All day)

A packed room greeted Geoff Hide who presented his talk “Whitchurch Silk Mill” tonight (29th March 2010).

Historic Environment of Thatcham

Speaker(s): 
Sarah Orr
Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Abstract:

Annual General Meeting 2010

Photograph by Nick Young.
Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

A packed room gathered for the Annual General Meeting of the Thatcham Historical Society on Monday (25th January). Sue thanked the members for the continued support of the society and fellow committee members for their hard work in promoting and organising events over the past year. Sue reviewed the events of 2009 and noted that for various reasons one of our trips had to be cancelled.

 

A history of dolls houses

Photograph by Nick Young
Speaker(s): 
Sue Broughton
Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Sue noted that dolls houses, collecting and making, was the second fastest growing hobby in the world. A hobby that dates back to the Egyptians who are known to have had dolls, although there is no evidence of dolls houses (or pyramids!).

 

Sue noted that dolls houses, collecting and making, was the second fastest growing hobby in the world. A hobby that dates back to the Egyptians who are known to have had dolls, although there is no evidence of dolls houses (or pyramids!).

The Colonels' Lady and Judy O'Grady.

Speaker(s): 
Dan Allen
Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

A packed room greeted Dan Allen on 19th October for his talk entitled “The Colonels' Lady and Judy O'Grady.” The talk looked at Women in the Victorian Army around the dates of 1850 to 1915. Dan described this as 35 years of research and a lifetime obsession.