Humour in Genealogy

Humour in Genealogy a  talk by Chris Broom 8pm April 21st 2021 As the title suggests, his talk “Humour in Genealogy” uses a number of light-hearted examples to demonstrate the advantages of scrutinising original documents in family-history research, many of which contain additional information not included in online […]

Quakers in Tadley and Baughurst

During the Civil War Baughurst saw local skirmishes and suffered from plundering.  After this it became one of the biggest and wealthiest Quaker centres in Southern England.  Following a visit in 1657 to Basingstoke by George Fox, the Quaker founder, James Potter of Baughurst went to prison for […]

Tadley horse thrown overboard !

Blue Gown (1865) was a sweet-tempered, compact, short-legged,  bay colt that won the Derby in 1868. It was owned and  bred by Sir Joseph Hawley of  Hawley House in Tadley,  He sold the horse in  1869 to a French syndicate for 5,000 guineas.  Blue Gown  returned to England, […]

John Mulford

Contents   Overview Family members Local Benefactor Endorser of galvanic therapy for horses Obituary Origin of road name His name is perpetuated in the local street name, Mulfords Hill. Mulfords Bridge. (601 616) while no longer a commonly used name, but the metal bridge still exists where the […]

Battle of the Somme – 8 pm Wed Feb 17th 2021

The Battle of the Somme: the blackest day in the history of the British Army Online talk by Phil Wood The first day of the battle remains the worst day in the history of the British Army, when it suffered 57,470 casulties, around 20,000 of whom were killed. After a series of attacks and counter...

TADS Quiz

For those of you that missed it, here is this year’s TADS quiz. Grab a pencil and paper… there are four rounds : Each section has 10 questions worth 1 point each, Click for answers at the end of each round ! Round 1 – General History 1.  […]

The Windsor Chair – TADS online talk Wed 8pm 20th Jan 2021

FREE ACCESS FOR TADS MEMBERS Members receive link by email 5 days before talk  “The remarkable story of our National chair”, an online talk by Stuart Linford This classic design was created in the Thames valley at the beginning of the 18th Century.  Windsor chairs are a large […]

Project Meeting Friday 20th November 2020

Present  Steve, Carol, Ian, Richard,Ian, Neil, John Apologies  Christine and Paul Richard  I do believe there is an error in the minutes of the previous meeting: you refer to Dave Collins of Pamber Heath it should be David Cullum of. Pamber Green. Steve Davidson  Christine and Paul sends […]

Member Area – Projects

Return to Member home Project group Main project Sub Projects Project Definition & Timescale Contributors Status Lost Village Medieval Lost Village Church Timeline Reading Uni Geophys Data resources Available Defn Not accepted On-going C Stevens Rob Steve In Progress Review needed Data Project Digital Archive Map data Tithe/ […]

TADS Project Meeting (Part B) –10am Friday. 2nd October 2020

Minutes of 10am 2nd October Project Meeting 2020   Part B   (The video of the meeting and PowerPoint presentation used during meeting can be found in the electronic repository in the members only section of the website) Present: Steve Davidson, Carol Stevens Ian Burn, Neil Forde, Stephen […]

Agenda – TADS Project Meeting –10am Friday. 20th November 2020

TADS Project Meeting –10am Friday. 20th November 2020 Online Zoom Project Meeting – host: Steve Davidson     Agenda   ·        Previous minutes/Actions ·        Interaction with Reading University ·        Documentation of small projects ·        Any Other Business  ·        Meeting Conclusions Next meetings: Friday 4th Dec 2020 at 10am       […]

Agenda TADS Project Meeting –10 am Friday. 20th November 2020

TADS Project Meeting –10am Friday. 20th November 2020 Online Zoom Project Meeting – host: Steve Davidson   Agenda   Previous minutes/Actions Interaction with Reading University Documentation of small projects Any Other Business  Meeting Conclusions   Next meetings: Friday 4th Dec 2020 at 10am          TADS Project Committee Meeting.   […]

TADS Project Meeting (Part A) –10am Friday. 2nd October 2020

Minutes of Meeting  Part(A) (The video of the meeting and PowerPoint presentation used during meeting can be found in the electronic repository in the members only section of the website) Present: Steve Davidson, Carol Stevens Ian Burn, Neil Forde, Stephen Barber, John Wall  Christine Poile, Alison Priestley, Richard […]

Poisons for Medicine Recent History talk

TADS Zoom Talk on 18th November 2020 Poisons for Medicine  By Graham Harrison Who would use poisons as medicine? Well the Victorians certainly did as Graham told us in his amusing and interesting talk, seemingly in large quantities. But before we chuckle too much, we must not forget […]

TADS 2021 Calendar

  It is available from the following outlets at a cost of £6:50:  NOTE: Credit cards are NOT accepted Profile Print & Copy (50 Bishopswood Road, Tadley, RG26 4HD) 5 Church Road, Pamber Heath, RG26 3DP ————————————– Also available from the Online Shop – Pay by credit card […]