35 members and friends attended the third and final outing of the 2018 Summer Season which was to Tatton Park Mansion and Gardens near Knutsford, Cheshire. Although Tatton is a NT property, it is run and managed by Cheshire East Council. The weather forecast had not been not too promising but, on the day, it […]
Information for all Members. Please Note: As many of you know archaeologists have recently been working in the area surrounding Welby Church, near Melton Mowbray. Their findings to date indicate that the area may have been a Roman site and they are coming to present their findings at 7.00 pm on Monday 22nd May 2017. […]
On Saturday, 13th August, 37 members and friends visited Dunham Massey near Altrincham in Cheshire. The site is “moated” and lies immediately west of the village of Dunham, with its deer park to the south. The hall was donated to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th and last Earl of Stamford in 1976. The […]
The Society has been contacted by IWM Duxford, Cambridge, CB22 4QR with regard to a project which they launched in October 2014. In the correspondence they invite our members to take part by providing any information they may have that relates to the American Air Force during the Second World War. (See below). The American Air Museum website […]
Urgent Update to the 2013-2014 Winter Programme On Friday 24th January, as an addition to our published programme the committee are pleased to announce an extra talk and presentation entitled “A Moment in Time” – Wicklow Lodge Military Hospital 1914 – 1919. “A Moment in Time” is a story that begins with the “Call To […]
In an event run by Up An’ At ‘Em History, the Royal Observer Corps Cold War bunker at Buckminster was open to the public today (Sunday 27th October 2013). Attended by several members of the Melton Mowbray & District Historical Society, Jed Jaggard and volunteers (including veterans of the Buckminster station and members of the […]
Winter Programme 2013/14
As many of you know talks to the Melton Fieldworkers are a regular events at the Carnegie Museum here in Melton. These talks are usually organised by John Thomas from ULAS (University of Leicester Archaeological Services) and they often feature the work that the fieldworkers themselves have been involved in. John regularly emails me with […]
Friday, 10th May Annual Lunch – Sysonby Knoll Hotel 12.00 for 12.30pm Cost £15.50 pp Closing date 27th April — Saturday, 8th June Lincoln Cathedral & Lincoln Life Museum Organizer: Peter Raikes Cost: £16 per person Closing date 25th May — Saturday, 13th July Arkwright Society, Cromford Mill & Crich Tramway Village Organizer: Peter Raikes Cost: […]
Many members I expect will be aware that during the WW2 and for some years afterwards there was an active RAF Airfield on the road to Great Dalby. It is still known as the ‘old airfield’ but little remains of what was once an important site. With that in mind some of you may be […]
- Report of the Outing to Tatton Park on Saturday 11th August. August 21, 2018
- Report of the Summer Outing to Castle Howard on Saturday 14th July 2018. July 24, 2018
- Summer Programme Reports. June 26, 2018
- Visit to the Boughton Estate. August 26, 2017
- Visit to Upton House and Gardens. July 20, 2017
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