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:

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...

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...