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HAHG Lecture: Margaret Beaufort – the Uncrowned Queen

Dr Nicola Tallis gave a stimulating and thoroughly-researched talk to the Henley Archaeological & Historical Group on 2 February about Margaret Beaufort, the ‘devout’ and ‘awesome’ subject of her book […]

History Information Board to be Installed at Chantry House

The Grade I listed Chantry House, beside St Mary’s Church will have one of the Town Council’s great history information boards installed outside it. This will be sixth information board […]

HAHG Lecture: Augustus Pugin and the Gothic Revival

On 5 January, Megan Aldrich, adjunct professor of architectural and design history at Richmond, the American University,  gave an informative and beautifully illustrated talk on Augustus Welby Pugin (1812-1852), the famous […]

Notable Historic Henley Builder and Mayor’s Headstone is Restored

The grave headstone of Charles Clements, six-times Henley Mayor and notable Henley builder who died a 100 years ago has been restored this week after a local resident found it […]

HAHG Lecture: Public Health and the Growth of Henley in the Late 19th Century

One of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s members, Dr Michael Redley, gave a fascinating and well-researched talk to the  on 1 December about the association of water supply and waste […]