Blog entries for History

Thatcham Historical Society

6th Feb 2018
Most know I love my local history and that I have been involved with Thatcham Historical Society for some time. I have been involved since 1999 and...

Chamberhouse Castle

14th Jan 2018
I have been writing, on behalf of Thatcham Historical Society, articles for The Local Buzz magazine. So here is a copy of another one of the articles...

Ham Mill or Mills?

26th Nov 2017
Thatcham once covered a much larger area than it does today (a future post will detail the changing boundary) and until the 20th century Ham Mill was...

Listed buildings

9th Nov 2017
Being an historian I am well aware of listed buildings and thought it would be interesting, having dabled with QGIS and Tilemill, to see what the...

Thatcham: In the beginning

3rd Nov 2017
I have been writing, on behalf of Thatcham Historical Society, articles for The Local Buzz magazine. Once they have been published for a while I...

The Green Dragon

18th Oct 2017
History research is rarely straightforward or easy, problems and mysteries creep up all the time and that is one of the delights, trying to solve a...