Radley History Club is based in the village of Radley just north of Abingdon on the River Thames in Oxfordshire. Latest news
The Club's aims are to:
- study the history of Radley and the surrounding area
- pursue any historical activity that the members may desire from time to time.
The Club meets once a month (apart from August) with either a speaker, tour or another activity. Meetings with a speaker are held in the hall at Radley Church of England Primary School, Church Road, Radley, on the second Monday of each month. Doors open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start. Programme
Radley People and the Railway 1843 to 2013
Exhibition at Radley Village Hall on Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd November
Monday 9th September at 7.30 pm
AGM followed by talk by Clare Sargent - 'The History of Radley in 100 Objects'
New members and guests are always welcome. The annual subscription is £10 (£5 after 1 March). The guest fee is £2.50 (guest fees are refundable if you subsequently become a member during the Club year). How to join
Radley History Club publications include The History of Radley and The History of Radley CE Primary School. As a Millennium project, the Club produced an illustrated map highlighting Radley's historic buildings and features (see right). Past projects
The Club has an ever expanding collection of archives – photographs, maps, documents, pamphlets and wills. It is also building up a library of oral history – audio recordings of interviews with older residents telling their memories.
Faith and Heraldry – the story of the stained glass windows in Radley Parish Church featuring work by the noted British stained glass maker, Thomas Willement.
Radley Farms and Families 1600-2011 – the story of Radley's farms and some of the families who lived in the village between about 1600 and the present day