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The society exists to promote an interest, not only in the local history of Thatcham and district, but also in historical matters in general.

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The Broadway

At the top of the Broadway near where the millennium monument stands today once stood the Whipping Post, Stocks and a Maypole. The maypole eventually became unsafe and in c.1865 was removed. Like many towns Thatcham had at least one set of stocks and whipping post with the last person to be placed in the…

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