Past :Talk – A Celebratory History of Christmas

Beer, Sausages and Marmalade; Food, Drink, Politics and Tourism in 19th Century Oxforda, a talk by Liz Woolley Liz is a full time Local Historian and specialist on Oxford. Her talk considered the provision of food and drink in Oxford. Oxford is a great University town and there has […]

The History and Restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal

Talk by Graham Horn  –   TADS Meeting 16th October 2019 Graham has been an active member of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust for 30 years, including serving as a trustee, so was well qualified to tell us about the canal. The canal goes from Bath in the […]

Author’s walking book inspired by Roman Roads adventure

A NEW Year’s resolution to walk a Roman road has turned into a much-researched and loved book for one Abbots Ann resident. In 2013, Annabel Stow made a plan to ramble along a historic path in a bid to help her poor health and discover how much an […]

Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November

Subject: Calling all Roman Rovers! – Event 12th November   If you would like to join a group walk for BAHS members along one of the routes from Annabel’s book “Roman Roving”, please keep the following date free: Tuesday 12th November Depending on numbers, it will probably be […]

My Antiques Roadshow – 7pm 18th Sept 2019

Have you ever wondered about  the antique  vase that your Grandmother said was very old and valuable.  Why not climb up in the loft and bring it along to the  TADS  Antiques Roadshow and  ask Simon Jones if she was right? Join us at 7pm at St Paul’s Church […]

Hampshire Field Club & Archaeological Society

Upcoming meetings of Hampshire Field Club 15th October TUESDAY Historic Buildings Section, at 8.00 pm Dr Andew Budge will give a lecture on ‘The Collegiate Churches founded by the Bishop of Winchester’; the lecture will be preceded by the Section’s AGM. 7.30 pm, Peter Symonds College 2nd November SATURDAY […]

Blue Gown

Does any one know the whereabouts of a painting of the Derby winner ‘Blue Gown’, thought at one time to have been hanging in Hawley House. After some research TADS know that a painting did exist and that at some time it was probably sold through Sotherby’s. The jockey […]

Project News 2002-2010

TADS research bi-annual newsletter, “Project News”, ceased publication in 2010 but copies  are available here, to download as pdf files. projectnews 17 (December 2010) Part 2 of a 2 part project featuring an historic walk through Tadley using old photos. [Part 2 New Road to The Falcon.] Also […]

Tadley weather 1981-2010

Below are links to lists what the weather was like in Tadley between 1981 and 2010. For each period, four columns are provided that contain: The Date, Min and Max Temperatures in Fahrenheit and a text description. _____________________________________   1 January – 22 February 1981-2007 2008-2010 23 February […]

Lost Medieval Village of Tadley

Volunteers Needed Tadley is designated in the National Monuments Record (England), now known as English Heritage Archive and the Archaeology and Historic Buildings Record as a ‘Deserted Mediaeval Village’. The parish church of St Peter’s stands alone amongst the fields, with most of modern Tadley (post 1600), now […]