Aldbourne Heritage Centre
Exploring the Village Story

John Dymond

Author's details

Name: John Dymond
Date registered: April 14, 2016

Latest posts

  1. Heritage Centre Opening – 2018 — March 11, 2018
  2. ALDBOURNE HERITAGE WEEKEND – 24/25th March 2018 — March 11, 2018
  3. January Meeting – 23rd January 2017 — January 17, 2017
  4. December Meeting – Xmas Social – 11th December — December 5, 2016
  5. Snippets from the 1911 Census — November 24, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Snippets from the 1911 Census — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Mar 11

Heritage Centre Opening – 2018

The Heritage Centre is opening for the new season on 24th March!

Come and see our new displays ranging from the lighthearted – Dr Who – to the more serious, memorial to those from the village who took part in the 1st World War.

Come and …

Continue reading »

Mar 11

ALDBOURNE HERITAGE WEEKEND – 24/25th March 2018

Learn about the village in a different way!

Saturday 24th March

Themed walks each starting from the Heritage Centre.

101st Airborne! Village Pubs past and present! Literature, Art and Music! Graffiti in the Church! Bells and Foundries! Village Industries!

Times: 11.00am                 1.00pm                 3.00pm

Cost: £3.00 per walk or …

Continue reading »

Jan 17

January Meeting – 23rd January 2017

Our first Evening of Talks for 2017 will include

Before the 101st A review of British Army Units in Aldbourne during WW2

by Don Greaves

Liz Dymond will also give a short talk about two agricultural

Continue reading »

Dec 05

December Meeting – Xmas Social – 11th December

The theme of this year’s Christmas Social Event is

Times Gone By

We have prepared a short Audio-Visual experience using extracts from the Aldbourne Oral History illustrated with images from our collection.

We hope these will encourage reminiscing amongst the audience!

 

 

 

There may be one or two …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

Aug 06

New Acquisition – Photos of W. Liddiard & Sons, Builders

Collection of Photo Albums on Loan

Aldbourne Heritage Group is delighted to announce that we have just been entrusted with the preservation of an important photographic history of the Aldbourne building company of William “Busky” Liddiard.

 

The collection of six albums and several packets of loose photos has been deposited on permanent loan by …

Continue reading »

Aug 03

Liddiard Family Gathering – 13/14th August 2016

Liddiard Family Gathering

Do you have any Liddiard, Lidiard, Lydiard (or any other spelling) amongst your ancestors?

We would like you to join us for a family gathering to celebrate the family.

There are lots of activities planned for the weekend, including displays of family trees, photographs, …

Continue reading »

May 28

Grand Opening Video now added to the Website

The video of the Grand Opening of the Heritage Centre is now available on the website.It can be found under the menu item “Heritage Centre > Grand Opening” or directly from this link.

May 27

Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail 2016

Aldbourne Heritage Centre are taking part this year in the Aldbourne Scarecrow Trail over the Late May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Come and see our entry – a representation of probably the most courageous Dabchick that ever lived. The Trail’s theme this year is “Awards” and no awards have been more deserved than those you see …

Continue reading »

Older posts «