Buckinghamshire Branch Programme

Buckinghamshire Branch Programme 2020-21

Meetings are being held on Wednesdays at 8.00 pm online through Zoom

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21 OCT

Amy Moore, PhD student, Open University

Oxford Town vs Gown and Crown, 16th and 17th century

(preceded by the AGM at 7:35)


18 NOV

Dr Sean Kingsley, Director, Wreck Watch

Deep-sea Shipwrecks in the Mediterranean: from Ancient Rome to Ming China


16 DEC

Dr John Broad, Independent Researcher

Plague, Flu and Pandemic in the Buckinghamshire Countryside, 1600-1800





20 JAN

Dr Mpalive Msiska, Reader in English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London

on an aspect of the African novel (title tbc)


17 FEB

Tom Shannon, Oxford Metrics plc and Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

‘Known unto God’: Lost in the Battle of Arras (a WWI detective story)


17 MAR

Dr David Noy, Open University

Winslow 1640-1770: How one man changed a small market town


21 APR

Mike Farley, Researcher and Archaeologist

Exploring England’s Shipping and Trade in the Medieval Period


19 MAY

Dr Jack Cunningham, Reader in Ecclesiastical History, Bishop Grosseteste University

Robert Grosseteste (C.1170-1253): England’s forgotten philosopher (title tbc)


12/19/26 JUN

SUMMER Afternoon Event: Linslade Church and its restored medieval wall paintings

Led by Dr Richard Gem

(2-5 Further details will be forthcoming in the year)


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

Visitors and Students WELCOME and donations appreciated

Please contact secretary for bank transfer details or post to below


Associate membership of the Branch is £12 for the year from October 2020.

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: 01296 708926      E-mail: secretarybucksha@gmail.com

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