Aldbourne Heritage Centre
Exploring the Village Story

Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 30

The Mystery Object

 

 

The announcement from the British Museum on Monday afternoon of the latest finds to be reported through the Portable Antiquities Scheme means that many  of our members can now talk about everything we saw one morning back in 2015.

Some 46 members of ACHG travelled to the British Museum at the end on …

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Nov 24

Snippets from the 1911 Census

Gwen McEvoy (née Notley). A sketch by Ambrose McEvoy RA (detail)

For the past twenty years I have gradually built up searchable transcriptions of the Parish Registers and National Censuses for Aldbourne on my own website – www.treelines.co.uk. At present the data available includes – Baptisms 1607-1950; Marriages 1600-1955; and Burials 1607-1913 (only records over 100 years old are published online); Marriage Bonds 1618-1837; and …

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Nov 20

November Meeting – 28th November

The Middle Ridgeway and its Environs

(including Aldbourne!)

by Eric Jones

 

Eric (as co-author with Patrick Dillon) has recently published a book on the Middle Ridgeway which is illustrated by a series of beautiful paintings by Anna Dillon. Copies of …

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