The VCH Oxfordshire team is currently researching Chipping Norton and its immediate area, for the next volume in the Oxfordshire series. In this illustrated talk Simon Townley will explore different aspects of Chippy's history, encompassing its medieval origins and castle, the famous Bliss tweed mill, and 19th-century struggles with sewage - along with some long-lasting family names.
On 10 Oct 2022 via Zoom Dr Nick Barratt looked at the changing ways that we research our family history, from DNA to digital datasets. The recording is available on this page.
The presentation on 12 September 2022 over Zoom, began with a brief introduction to the history of Quakerism, and a little about the distinctiveness of Quaker culture, followed by a look at the wide range of Quaker sources. The scope of the talk is restricted to Quakerism in the British Isles.