My History Talks

UPDATE 7 Feb 2017 - For the most upto date list see "My Talks" page.

Always being asked to give talks on either CPR and defibrillators, see Heartstart Thatcham, or more generally my history. Here is a list of some of the talks I have given over the last 10 years or so:


  1. A history of Thatcham Pubs
  2. Archaeology of Thatcham
  3. Around Thatcham in Postcards
  4. Charities of Thatcham (short 20/30 mins)
  5. Complete history of Thatcham
  6. Curious facts of old Thatcham
  7. Echo’s of Thatcham - Thatcham history through Newspapers
  8. Historic buildings of Thatcham
  9. History of Thatcham (schools version)
  10. Listed buildings of Thatcham
  11. Personalities and places of Thatcham
  12. Photographic tour of Old Thatcham
  13. Thatcham & The Great War (short talk)
  14. Thatcham Curiosities / How well do you know Thatcham?
  15. Thatcham in 1953
  16. Thatcham in 1966
  17. Thatcham in 1968
  18. Thatcham in 1972
  19. Thatcham Notables
  20. Thatcham Then & Now (several versions)
  21. Thatcham: 40 years a town
  22. Thatcham: an historic town in a changing world
  23. Trades of Thatcham


  1. Newbury 365
  2. Newbury in old photographs
  3. Newbury Then & Now (several versions)

Thatcham & Newbury

  1. Archaeology of the District (Newbury & Thatcham)
  2. Newbury & Thatcham, an historic comparison


  1. History of Lyme Regis
  2. Newbury USA, a history and connection (In the works)

There are more including a history tour, an actual walk, around Thatcham, a history of the Church and graveyard tour.