Weobley Local History Society
Welcome to the Weobley & District Local History Society. We have been in existence for over forty years and now have over 70 members, 30 or 40 of whom meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month from September to April. In the summer we organise an outing to a place of interest which may or may not be local.
Membership is £10 per year single or £15 per year for a couple, payable by January 31st. You can download a membership registration form from this site. Click on WDLHS Registration for Membership among documents listed on the right of the screen.
Our museum and local history centre is located in Back Lane, Weobley, it is open from Easter Monday until October. (Please see the Museum page for details).
SPEAKERS’ PROGRAMME 2016-2017
28th September: Philip Hume -The Mortimer Trail
26th October: Andy Taylor - The Herefordshire Regiment during WW1
23rd November: Tim Hoverd - The recent excavations at Longtown and Ponthendre Castles: their origins, interaction and decline.
December No meeting
January (date tba) New Year lunch
25th January 2017: Margot Miller - Edward Mortimer’s Gap Year 1413-1414
22nd February: John Cherry - Finding Gold & Silver treasure; a look back at changing societies.
22nd March: AGM - Speaker tba.
26th April: Anita Syers-Gibson - Films of local life in the 1950’s (North Herefordshire Archive Film Group)
Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of the month, at 7.30pm at Hopelands, Weobley Village Hall. All are welcome. Visitors- £2.00 donation.
The Weobley and District Local History Museum and Research room is located in Back Lane, Weobley.
April to September
Mondays 10am to 1pm, Thursdays 2pm to 5pm and on Bank Holidays 10am to 1pm and 2pm - 5pm
Open by special arrangements: Telephone -
G. Harley 01544 318278
S. Hubbard 01981 590319