Buckinghamshire Branch Programme

Buckinghamshire Branch Programme 2023-24

Meetings are being held on Wednesdays at 8.00 pm online through Zoom (except June which will be in-person)


Admission to meetings is free to full and associate members of the Historical Association.

Visitors and Students WELCOME and donations of £3 appreciated

Please contact secretary for bank transfer details or post cheque to below


Associate membership of the Branch is £12 for the year from October 2023.

Please pay by standing order, bank transfer (contact for details) or by cheque, payable to Historical Association-Bucks Branch, with the slip below (and s.a.e. if you want a receipt).



To: Terry Bloxham (Hon Secretary), 138 High Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1RB

Tel: 07952 703535 E-mail: secretarybucksha@gmail.com

Please supply name, address and email

 Branch website http://buckshistoricalassociation.org.uk/


Wednesday 18 October 2023, 7.35pm for AGM, 8pm for talk

Branch AGM followed by

The 1620 Mayflower Voyage and the English Settlement of North America

Martyn Whittock, Independent Researcher and Author


Wednesday 15 November 2023

A History of the Republic of Biafra: Law, Crime and the Nigerian Civil War

Prof Samuel Fury Childs Daly, Assistant Prof of African and African America Studies, Duke University, North Carolina


Wednesday 20 December 2023

Malice in Wonderland? Looking for evidence of conflict, violence and warfare in Minoan Crete

Dr Barry Molloy, Assoc Prof, School of Archaeology, Univ College Dublin


Wednesday 17 January 2024

King Alfred and Mercia

Prof Barbara Yorke, Emeritus Professor, Early Medieval History, Univ of Winchester


Wednesday 21 February 2024

Slavery and the British Economy

Prof Martin Daunton, Emeritus Prof of Economic History, Univ of Cambridge


Wednesday 20 March 2024

Tsarist Eagle, Union Jack and Orange Shamrock. A Clash of Imperialisms during the British intervention in North Russia, 1918-19

Dr Nick Baron, Assoc Professor, Dept of History, University of Nottingham


Wednesday 17 April 2024

If you can remember the 1960s…

Prof Sarah Hill, Tutorial Fellow, St Peter’s College, Univ of Oxford


Wednesday 15 May 2024

The Translation of a Monarchy’: how James VI became James I

Dr Alexander Courtney, The Perse School, Cambridge


Saturday 8,15 or 22 June – date TBC

Branch Summer Outing, venue TBC

We will be hosting a live event in the county of Buckinghamshire, details TBC.