Free online talk: “The Colin Spickett Experiment” – 8pm Wed 15th July 2020

To join the meeting on Wednesday 15th July from this device click the following link:  Or login via a Zoom app with the following meeting ID and password: Meeting ID: 856 0330 6299 Password: 492537 Click here for Zoom help Tracing a family tree from first principles […]

Tadley Oxfordshire

EAST HAGBOURNE BLEWBURY ROAD SU5388 (West side) Tadley  Oxfordshire 15/24 Nos.34 and 36 [1] Date: 28 Mar 2004 [1] Location: Tadley, 34 And 36 Blewbury Road, East Hagbourne, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX11 9LF Reference: IOE01/10539/20 Type:  Photograph (Digital) Copyright IoE Mrs Fiona Tankard. Source Historic England Archive  ioe01_10539_20Description […]


    Bronze age Strip Found in Tadley (see British Museum) Object Typestrip Museum number2014,8014.1 DescriptionGold strip. A single fragment of beaten sheet metal of rectangular shape with one surface decorated with 10 finely incised and very straight grooves. The other surface is plain and relatively flat and smooth, […]

Medieval Tadley Ring

Medieval gold ring with a blue stone dating to the late C13th-early C14th This medieval gold ring with a blue stone dating to the late C13th-early C14th was found in Tadley (location unknown). The slender highly decorated hoop is divided into many facets creating lozenge fields into which […]

Documents relevant to Medieval Village Project

Florence Davidson History of Tadley Tadley Victoria County History 1906

Timeline of Tadley and St Peter’s Church

Settlements on the Burghclere and Kingsclere downs, beside east-west trade route, the Ridgeway. Local area is the centre of wool industry. Tumuli found at Wootton, and on south side of Wasing Wood.   Bronze and Iron Age OS Important trade and communications centre at Silchester, with pagan temple […]

Member Only Book Repository

Books from the internet 1905 Hampshire by J Charles Cox L.L.D, F.S.A This 1905 book  is a concise (321 page) listing of the most interesting facts about the natural features, history, archaeology and architecture of Hampshire. The Fee tail and the common recovery in medieval England 1176-1502 Fee […]


References in Fact and Fable Priories etc Pamber Priory, 20, 34, 42, 43, 51, 55, 82, 91, 94, 95, 103, 104, 117, 144 St Swithun’s Priory, 43 Diocese, 43, 113, 114, 118 Churches Aldermaston Methodist Church (591 621), St Catherine’s Church, Wolverton, 112, 113, 148 St Mary the […]


 Mortmain and Charitable Uses Act 1736, conveyances of lands, goods and money in trust for charitable purposes had to be formally drawn up and properly witnessed. They then had to be enrolled within six months, often with a plan of the property, with the Court of Chancery.[1] Charitable […]