Blog entries for History

Is Thatcham Britains oldest inhabited settlement?

4th Mar 2018
I wrote an article for a local magazine and town guide a few years back on the general history of Thatcham. Here is the updated version.

Thatcham Church

15th Feb 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:

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...