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Moreton in Marsh & District

Local History Society

 

Home

About Us

Meetings

Outings

Archives

Subscriptions

Publications

 

Personalities

President:

   Mr. Tim Porter

Vice-Presidents:

Miss Margaret Shepard

Chairman:

Canon Tim Sedgeley

Secretary:

   Mrs Ruth Wright

Treasurer:

Mrs Josie Lane-Burford

Programme

Secretaries:

Mr. Ray Poulton
Mrs Linda Westerman

Committee:

Mr. Mike Rees
(Webmaster)
Mr John Forbes
(Publicity)
Mr Mark Turner

Activities

Talks

Our meetings offer members talks on Moreton in Marsh, local villages, local historical personalities and events, houses and transport, the Cotswolds including its geology, early & mediaeval history, the Civil War and local churches, Gloucestershire history and records, its farming and landscape, archaeology and social history, as well as exhibitions, quizzes and members nights.

Visits

To local churches and places of interest.

Archives

R L R Drury Collection of over 1600 documents, pictures, photographs and postcards of Moreton in Marsh, re-assembled by the Society after being substantially dispersed.

The Society’s additional collections, which are continually being augmented.

Publications

Memories of Moreton, 1989

Four Shires Memories, 1992

Moreton History, a quarterly magazine launched 1996. (This has now ceased to be published.)

Projects

An annotated photographic record of all the buildings in the town and parish of Moreton in Marsh.

Caring for the grave of Viscount Sankey of Moreton, Lord Chancellor 1929-35.

Contact

More information on how to join the society can be obtained by email: ruth.f.wright@btinternet.com