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Halstead & District Local History Society
Halstead, Essex, England. Registered Charity No. 289304
Patron: Adrian Corder-
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Sharing Our Heritage
The Society Annual General Meeting
Our AGM will be followed by the traditional ‘Show & Tell’. Bring along an item of local historical interest
18th January 2018
Anglican Clerical Characters
A talk by Roy Tricker, BEM.
15th February 2018
Weavers, Higglers and Moze Makers
A talk by Michael Holland based on a document created by a parish overseer in preparation for the 1831 census.
15th March 2018
John Ray, Braintree’s Father of Natural History
Jenny Rowlar, a trustee of The John Ray Trust, will tell us about the life and achievements of John Ray.
19th April 2018
The History of RAF Wethersfield and how I became the Curator
An illustrated talk by Ross Stewart.
17th May 2018
Visit to Ridgewell Airfield Museum
Details to be confirmed.
9th June 2018
Visit to Great Bardfield
Visit to Great Bardfield. The guided tour will take around 2 hours and will include the Bawden Room, Museum, Cage and Church.
7th July 2018
Visit to Easton Park Gardens
£6.50 per person, full details available on our ‘Events’ page.
21st July 2018
Servants in Suffolk Country Houses, c 1700 to c1900
A talk by Dr. Nick Sign, Vice-
20th September 2018
The Wild West Goes East
A talk by Phil Lyons on Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show tour of East Anglia in 1903.
18th October 2018
David Austin will introduce us to the real Vikings, not the Hollywood and TV version.
15th November 2018
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The Halstead and District Local History Society was formed on Thursday December 16th 1976 at a meeting held in the Scout Hut, New Street, Halstead.
The Society currently has a membership of over 100 and holds meetings on the third Thursday of each month in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex.
Each year we run a varied programme of local history related meetings spanning the dark ages to more recent times including the influence of the industrial revolution on the area.
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