Blog for 2019

Talks at Thatcham Festival

3rd Sep 2019
Ten years ago four local historians together with the local district archaeology officer started to create a book "Thatcham: An historic town in a...

Long lost Thatcham pubs

18th Jul 2019
I have uncovered and documented a number of Thatcham (including Cold Ash, Ashmore Green, Colthrop and Crookham) pubs, a few though still remain...

Roman Thatcham

13th May 2019
Most know that modern Thatcham stems from the Saxons, many know there were people in the area before this so where were they if not in the modern...

What is the oldest building in Thatcham?

24th Mar 2019
I am always being asked the question “What is the oldest building in Thatcham?” So first a clarification, typically the person asking is referring to...

Chapel Street

15th Feb 2019
Chapel Street in Thatcham has gone by a few different names including East Street and Duck Street. There are a number of places of historic interest...