Over the last forty years, members of the Tackley Local History Group have been exploring the past of the village and the people who have lived and worked in and around it from 12,000 BC to the 20th century. The Group has published books on a range of subjects, from a history of the village to a collection of old photographs (see below). We have carried out excavations at the Church, undertaken archaeological investigations of Romano-
The group organises talks on the 4th Monday of the month in the village hall at 8 pm during winter. Arrive at 7:45pm if you would like a cup of tea.
New members welcome.
Subscription £5 pp. pa. Attendance at individual meetings £1.50
Contact Sue Ashton (Secretary) at 10 St Nicholas Road (01869 331335)
2017 Programme of Talks:
Publications by Tackley Local History Group (available from the Treasurer, Neil Wilson, 01869 331498):
Tackley to Tasmania: Pauper Emigration from an Oxfordshire Village and the Wreck of the Cataraqui, 1845-
The History of Tackley School, 1840-
Tracks Through Time: a short history of Tackley by Jenny Harrington (£4.00)
Watery Tackley: Its Streams and Water and the Pulback Mill by A Rupert Hall and Harold DL Corby (£2.50)
Tackley, Pictures from the Past: Photographs of Tackley and its Inhabitants compiled by Diana Joslin, Anne Martin and Simon Summerscales (£4.00)
Tackley Wills, 1463-
Tackley Local History Group