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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 […]