LHS Meeting 30 March 2020

LHS Meeting 30 March 2020

LHS Meeting 30 March 2020 – we regret that this meeting has been cancelled, or at least postponed until further notice.

Why nine Parish Councillors

Why nine Parish Councillors?

Why do we have nine Parish Councillors? Because in 1894 the parish asked that the newly created Parish Council have nine rather than the proposed five.

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019

LHS Meeting Monday 21 October 2019

LHS Meeting Monday 21 October 2019: planned future activities, graveyard survey, Heathcote’s letters home from Peru, Roman Road and Hollow Way

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019: The discovery and publication of Barbara Clegg’s long-hidden history of Compton & Shawford, future activities.

The Otterbourne Road

The Otterbourne Road

The Otterbourne Road: A brief history of tracks, routes and roads in Compton & Shawford with references to J.S.Drew and J.P.Williams-Freeman

A Quiet Parish

The Story of a Quiet Parish

The Story of a Quiet Parish: a hidden gem discovered in the Hampshire Record Office and now published for the enjoyment of Compton & Shawford residents

Barbara Large MBE

Barbara Large MBE

Barbara Large MBE, FRSA, FHUW (1932-2019) – remembering Barbara, her contribution to writing and to the community, with details of memorial services

The Wayside Cross – 101 years on

The Wayside Cross – 101 years on: details about designing and fund-raising for the Wayside Cross, and of the dedication service on 24 April 1918.

All Saints Church Font

All Saints Church Font

All Saints Church Font – Even Stones Tell Stories: the history of the Norman font, what it’s made of, and 20th Century changes.

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019: planned future activities, Barbara Clegg’s Story of a Quiet Parish, publications since last meeting