Radley History Club is based in the village of Radley just north of Abingdon on the River Thames in Oxfordshire. Latest news
New book– published October 2016 St James the Great, Radley: The Story of a Village Church Researched and recorded by various members of Radley History Club, the book tells us about the building itself, the church history which influenced it, and the people who were involved in it, right up to the present day. More details and how to buy
The Club meets once a month (apart from August) with either a speaker, tour or another activity. Meetings with a speaker are held in the hall at Radley Church of England Primary School, Church Road, Radley, on the second Monday of each month. Doors open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start.
Monday 14 November at 7.30 pm in Radley Primary School Hall, OX14 3QF Julie Thorne – A Berkshire village, its history and antiquities Details All are welcome, with an entrance fee of £2.50 for non members.
New members and guests are always welcome. The annual subscription is £12 (£6 after 1 March). The guest fee is £2.50 (guest fees are refundable if you subsequently become a member during the Club year). How to join
The Club's aims are to:
study the history of Radley and the surrounding area
pursue any historical activity that the members may desire from time to time.
The Club has an ever expanding collection of archives – photographs, maps, documents, pamphlets and wills. It is also building up a library of oral history – audio recordings of interviews with older residents telling their memories.
Radley History Club publications include The History of Radley and The History of Radley CE Primary School. As a Millennium project, the Club produced an illustrated map highlighting Radley's historic buildings and features (see right). Projects