Oxfordshire Past is organised by Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society in association with other Oxfordshire societies and organisations.


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Previous Oxfordshire Past Events

A list of past meetings and some programmes.

Oxfordshire Past 2018 was held on Saturday 19 May at St Peter & St Paul Church, Church Street, Deddington OX15 0SA, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. This enjoyable annual event in the Oxfordshire calendar is for anyone interested in history, buildings and archaeology. Stalls and exhibits will be open throughout the day. On-street car parking around the church and Market Place, but time restrictions may operate. The S4 bus connects Oxford-Deddington-Banbury.

Attendance at Oxfordshire Past costs £7 and must be booked in advance. This includes tea/coffee but not lunch. The town centre is 5 minutes walk away.


10.00Introduction and WelcomeGeoffrey Tyack, OAHS
10.05Recent Archaeological Work in Oxford CityDavid Radford
10.35Village Life in the late 19th Century from a Hanney Parish MagazineAndy Robertson
10.55The 37 Men of New and South Hinksey: a community history projectAnne Laurence
11.35Building Recording in Oxfordshire 2017/18David Clark, OBR
12.05The Oxford Flood Alleviation SchemeBen Ford, OA
12.30Lunch break and OAHS AGM
13.45Recent Finds from OxfordshireAnni Byard, PAS
14.15Early Roof Structures in Chipping NortonJohn Marshall, CNOBR
15.00The Appleton Area Archaeological Project progress to dateTrevor Rowley, Leigh Mellor
15.25Current VCH Projects: An UpdateSimon Townley, Simon Draper
15.55Closing addressDeddington & District History Society
16.00Close of Oxfordshire Past 2018.



Booking for 2019 will be available nearer the date