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HAHG Lecture: History of Salter’s 1858 to the present

On Tuesday 6th June members braved the unseasonal weather to hear a fascinating talk by Dr Simon Wenham about Salter’s , said to be the oldest family firm in Oxford. […]

HAHG Lecture: From Gough to Google – The Development of Printed Maps of Henley

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s last full lecture of 2016 was given in November by the map expert John Leighfield. This deeply-researched, intriguing and informative talk covered the development […]

HAHG Lecture: Looking After the Masses

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s new season of lectures got off to a great start with this fascinating talk by Dr Margaret Simons. The early 20th century saw some […]

HAHG Lecture: Philip II of Macedonia: Why was he so important to Greece?

The Henley Archaeological and Historical Group were treated to a lecture by one of our members, Derek Toms, who recently participated in a study tour of the Macedonian region of […]

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 […]

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 […]