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Enstone History Society

Enstone History Society runs a series of events throughout the year. Currently, the membership stands at around 65 but new members are always welcome. The annual subscription is £15.00 per person. Please contact either John Pritchard or Julia Boardman if you would like to join. There are six committee members who run the society.

Committee Members:

  • John Pritchard – 01608 678175 – email: Chairman
  • Anne Francis – 01608 678820 – email: Secretary
  • Julia Boardman – 01608 677627 – email: Treasurer
  • Carol Geare – Newsletter Editor
  • Brian Pennington
  • Pam Foxhall

For the History Society Newsletter click here: EHS Jan 2022 newsletter

Click here for a link to The Oxfordshire Local History Association (OHLA)


Programme for 2022:

  • February 8: ‘From Slump to Security’  by member Dr Elizabeth Birchall, at St Kenelm’s Church at 6.30 for 7.00pm.
  • March 9: Virginia Bainbridge; The Nuns of Syon Abbey before and after the Reformation
  • April date tbc: Carol Hardy, The Impact of World Wars 1 and 2 on Waddesdon Manor
  • May 11: Jo Willett on her book The Life of Mary Wortley Montagu
  • June: event tbc
  • Sunday July 17: Annual St Kenelm’s evening picnic in the churchyard September; local church visit guided by Nicola Coldstream
  • October: Hannah Bourne-Taylor; date and subject to be confirmed
  • November date tbc: Ffiona Perigrinor; Troubadours and Courtly Love.

Subscriptions were not collected for last year in view of lockdown but they are due again this January and are held at the previous rate of £15 per person. The treasurer would be grateful if members could pay by Bacs or give money or cheque to a member of the committee as soon as possible. For those paying by Bacs, details of our new bank account are: account Enstone History Society, sort code 20-03-84; account number 23443361

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