Our thanks to Tadley Computers  for hosting the TADS website.

Tadley and District History Society (TADS) was founded in 1984 for people with an interest in local social history, and in the broader scope of history and natural history.

Monthly evening talks are held, starting at 8.00 pm, on the third Wednesday of each month (except August) at St Paul’s Church Hall, Tadley. There is also an occasional coach outing.

Annual subscription to the society, due in January each year, is £12.00; £2.50 per meeting for visitors.

This web-site contains information about TADS activities. Information is also published in our monthly newsletter and twice yearly projectnews.

Tadley and District History Society is a member of Hampshire Archive Trust and the British Association for Local History


TADS have produced a CVPedia as an IBook, for details click here


TADS now hold hard copies of the following



TADLEY including St. Peter`s /Little St. Mary`s/ St.Saviour`s /St. Paul`s  records from 1683


SILCHESTER St. Mary`s   records from 1653


BAUGHURST St. Stephen`s  records from 1678


PAMBER PRIORY   records from 1661   


RAMSDELL Christ Church   records from 1869


WOLVERTON St. Catherine`s   records from 1717


SHERBORNE St. JOHN  records from 1650


MONK SHERBORNE St. Andrew`s   records from 1618


KINGSCLERE   records from 1682

KINGSCLERE WOODLANDS   records from 1846


Various other parishes with limited entries (Brimpton /Aldermaston etc.)





TADLEY OLD MEETING   records from 1787


MORTIMER WEST END CHAPEL records from 1808 


SILCHESTER METHODIST CIRCUIT churches records from 1844




The Monumental Inscriptions for all of the above + Aldermaston /Wootton St.Lawrence /Woolhampton 



Kingsclere Settlement&Bond certificates from 1617

Kingsclere Removal orders from 1701



An index of Gazette articles 2000-2010 relating to Tadley and the immediate area.



 On the website we have a list of all the Tadley surnames that we have data that has been scanned, to see all those click here


War Picture


Tadley and District History Society
World War I commemoration
As part of the national commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of war in 1914, Tadley and District History Society (TADS) is researching the names on the local war memorials, in particular Tadley, Heath End and Pamber.
The society is exploring their service history, personal details and connections with the local area. We are keen to contact families of those listed so that we can build a wider picture of the men who lost their lives for an exhibition to be held in the Community Centre on Saturday 27 September 2014.
We would be grateful for any information, however minor, that you may have or anyone you may be able to put us in contact with.
Their names are listed below and are included on flyers in Tadley Library and in TADS publication, ‘Around Tadley – Fact and Fable’.

Tadley and Heath End
War memorial, in St Pauls Church car park.
Albert G Appleton
Frederick G Appleton
Albert Chapman
William Cottrell
Walter Cripps
Frederick T Freeman
George Garrett
William Giles
Herbert Golding
John B Greenup
Frank B Kelsey
Donald P Lynden-Bell
Merrick H McConnel
William J Monger
Frederick Nash
Thomas E Painton-Jones
Albert Rampton
Leonard G Rampton
William P Rampton
Thomas Rawlins
A Ernest Sandford
Ernest Saunders
John Saunders
Louis Stacey
Tom Taylor
Henry Trusler
George Warren
Frederick C Webb
Arthur G West
Harvey West
Israel West
Contact: TADS tel: 0118 970 1578 or 0118 970 0100; email: tadshistory@gmail.com

Pamber Heath
In St Lukes Church, Church Road, Pamber Heath.
Frank Benham
Everard Digges Latouche
Charlie Hunt
William Hunt
Herbert Newman
Harry Oppe
Thomas Oppe
Silvanus Pike
Frederick Smith
Gilbert West
Contact: TADS tel: 0118 970 1578 or 0118 970 0100; email: tadshistory@gmail.com
Pamber End
In Pamber Priory Church, onwall opposite the vestry.
Francis William Appleby
John Hobart Anketell-Jones
Charles Appleton
Frederic James Banbury
Albert Beechford
William Cottrell
William Dennis
Fred Freeman
William Hughes
Arthur Pearce
William Stanley Pullen
Charles Smith
Fred Smith
Bertie William Stamp
Contact: David and Jenny Cullum tel: 01256  850315; email: d.cullum483@btinternet.com



Contact: TADS

5 Church Road 

Pamber Heath

RG26 3DP 

Or email: tadshistory@googlemail.com



Page last updated: Sunday 09 October 2011