Abingdon Area Archaeological and Historical Society

  Meetings Programme 2020-21

Welcome to our meetings page. Our year runs from September through till June. At the moment all our presentations will be on Zoom and are open to members who will be sent invitations to join. We plan to have live meetings again as soon as we feel they will be viable. 

We will be adding to this page with updates and further information as soon as we have it. 

 Thursday 17th September 2020 

This will be our first online meeting and will be via Zoom. Invitations will be sent to members the day before. Please make sure we have your latest email. 

Annual General Meeting (AGM) starting at 7.45 with sign in starting at 7.35 p.m. 

The AGM will be followed by the talk by Bob Evans

 'The Bayworth Coal Mine Débâcle. The Cautionary Tale of a 19th-Century Local Landowner'. 

Bob Evans

Bob was Regius Professor of History at Oxford until his retirement, and specialised in the post-medieval history of east-central Europe. He has now added to this a current interest in the past of Abingdon and its area, especially the village of Sunningwell. He is a past Chairman of AAAHS.