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


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Oxfordshire Past Past

We added a list of past meetings and as many programmes as we could track down.

Oxfordshire Past 2018 will be 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.


Time Subject Speaker
10.00 Introduction and Welcome Geoffrey Tyack, OAHS
10.05 Recent Archaeological Work in Oxford City David Radford
10.35 Village Life in the late 19th Century from a Hanney Parish Magazine Andy Robertson
10.55 The 37 Men of New and South Hinksey: a community history project Anne Laurence
11.15 Coffee/tea
11.35 Building Recording in Oxfordshire 2017/18 David Clark, OBR
12.05 The Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme Ben Ford, OA
12.30 Lunch break and OAHS AGM
13.45 Recent Finds from Oxfordshire Anni Byard, PAS
14.15 Early Roof Structures in Chipping Norton John Marshall, CNOBR
14.40 Tea/coffee
15.00 The Appleton Area Archaeological Project progress to date Trevor Rowley, Leigh Mellor
15.25 Current VCH Projects: An Update Simon Townley, Simon Draper
15.55 Closing address Deddington & District History Society
16.00 Close of Oxfordshire Past 2018.


Deddington Church


To book, please pay online below.

This page can be used by both O.A.H.S. members and non-members

OR send a cheque for £7 payable to ‘Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society’ to Jill Hind, 99 Wellington Street, Thame OX9 3BW.

If paying by post, please assume receipt as no acknowledgement will be sent.