Archaeological & Historical Group

HAHG lecture: Forgotten Archives: Photographs of Archaeology in Oxfordshire

Sally Crawford, a director of the HEIR (Historic Environment Image Resource) project at the Institute of Archaeology at the University of Oxford, gave a fascinating overview of the lantern and […]

HAHG Lecture – Becoming Roman in Oxfordshire: Excavations at Marcham

On 3 November, Professor Gary Lock of the University of Oxford spoke to the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group on the topic of “Becoming Roman in Oxfordshire: Excavations at Marcham”. […]

HAHG Lecture – Drunk and Riotous: An Account of the Oxfordshire Friendly Societies

On Tuesday 6 October, the first of this season’s Henley Archaeological and Historical Group lectures was given by Shaun Morley and entitled ‘The Wise in Heart should be called Prudent’ […]

Henley Archaeological & Historical Group – The Poor Law in the 18th Century – the Crisis in the Parishes

The June meeting of the Archaeological and Historical Group saw members and visitors gathering to listen to Deborah Hayter, a tutor at Oxford University Department of Continuing Education, talk about […]

Humphrey Gainsborough Plaque

Humphrey Gainsborough Honoured With Plaque on Estate

Humphrey Gainsborough – A Man of Many Talents was recognised on Saturday when a new plaque was unveiled at the entrance to the Gainsborough Estate, which was named after him. […]

The Mediaeval Mead to 18th Century Landscape Talk by Rosemary Jury

On 5 May, Rosemary Jury spoke to the Archeological and Historical Group on the topic of “The Mediaeval Mead to 18th Century Landscape”. This is the first time for a […]

Archaeological & Historical Group Talk by Deborah Hayter on “The Poor Law in the 18th Century — the Crisis in the Parishes”

The Henley-on-Thames Archaeological & Historical Group’s talk next month is by Deborah Hayter on “The Poor Law in the 18th Century — the Crisis in the Parishes” on Tuesday 2 […]

A Glimpse of Fleet Street

For the first time in its long history of monthly lectures in the Margaret Day Room of the King’s Arms Barn, the planned Henley-on Thames Archaeological and Historical Group talk […]

Archaeological & Historical Group March Talk – The History of Oxford University, given by Alastair Lack

The Margaret Day room was once more filled to capacity for this fascinating ‘whistle stop tour’ of the history of Oxford University. Alastair Lack (pictured left) read Modern History at […]

Archaeological & Historical Group March Talk – The History of Oxford University

The Henley-on-Thames Archaeological & Historical Group’s talk next month is by Alastair Lack on “The History of Oxford University” on Tuesday 3 March at the Kings Arms Barn from 7.45pm. […]