History Month Fact 2: Prosperity

2 May 2009

Thatcham reached the peak of its medieval prosperity around 1300AD and it was possibly granted a borough charter by King Edward I though there is no longer any record of this. Certainly during the reign of King Edward III (1327-1377) it was classed as one of the four boroughs of Berkshire, the others being Windsor, …

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History Month Fact 1: Occupation

1 May 2009

There is evidence of occupation within Thatcham dating back to 7500BC. This period of history is known as the Mesolithic or Middle Stone age. Indeed evidence exists throughout the area for most periods including the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman Occupation and on through to modern times.

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