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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

USAAF dedication to the people of Tadley

On 6 June 1997 a plaque, dedicated to the people of Tadley, hosts to the USAAF during WW II, was erected at Blake’s Lane, on the south wall of the Toucan Travel building. This plaque was initiated and designed by Gordon Timmins, MOD police dog handler and local […]

Tadley and the Parliament Fart

Henry Ludlow (1577 – 1639) who lived locally in Tadley Place, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons [1] between 1601 and 1611.    During the Speaker’s address Henry let out a resounding fart. The House erupted in laughter. And then, so it seems, […]

Tadley folklore – Did Tarzan ever visit Tadley?

As a local history society we are interested in local folklore that includes oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and even jokes passed down through the generations.  Family stories have been an interesting source of  local history information over the years, When we hear a new one we  […]

Past online talk -“Underground Architecture”

  The image above is Sudbury Town Tube Station London. London Underground Piccadilly Line station designed by Charles Holden in a modern European style. 1931. The Grade II* listed building was described by Pevsner as “an outstanding example of how satisfying such unpretentious buildings can be, purely through […]

Recent online talk – “Never had it so good”

On  16th Sep 2020 Colin Oakes gave an online talk entitled “Never had it so good”   Colin Oakes is an archaeologist and a London guide who has significant knowledge of London’s history and  superb delivery skills. In the past he has talked about Dickens’ Childhood, The London […]