About Us

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Why

The Whilton Local History Society was formed in order to share, encourage and promote interest in the fascinating local history of the parish of Whilton and its surrounding area.

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What

The group meets regularly throughout the year and arranges outings to local venues with a link to Whilton's history.

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Who

The group has been supported generously by the Heritage Lottery Fund which has made this website and all of the celebrations for Captain Henry Reynolds VC, MC possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is the club for?

The  group is open to everyone who is interested in the history of Whilton and the local area.

Do I need to be a member to attend?

No. Visitors are welcome but there is a charge of  £3. Membership for the year is only £10 and there are usually 6 meetings every year.

Latest News

Meeting - 20th March 2020

Meeting - 20th March 2020

Meeting - 20th March 2020

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Due to the Corona virus epidemic we have been forced to postpone this meeting and the launch of our latest book: "The Mystery of the Whilton Stone. A replacement date will be announced as soon as possible.

Meeting - 15th May 2020

Meeting - 20th March 2020

Meeting - 20th March 2020

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Due to the Corona virus epidemic we have been forced to cancel this meeting.

Outing - 17th July 2020

Meeting - 20th March 2020

Meeting - 2nd October 2020

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Due to the Corona virus epidemic we will probably have to cancel this outing.

Meeting - 2nd October 2020

Meeting - 13th November 2020

Meeting - 2nd October 2020

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Hopefully this meeting will be able to proceed and we will remember Percy Fleming from Whilton Lock who died on 4th October 1940 when his plane crashed and the three other Whilton men who died in World War II.

World War II Memories

Meeting - 13th November 2020

Meeting - 13th November 2020

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On Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October weill be holding events and exhibitions celebrating the art of Pery Fleming's brother Eric and of local modern artists with displays on the other Whilton men who died. Further details will be provided closer to the date.

Meeting - 13th November 2020

Meeting - 13th November 2020

Meeting - 13th November 2020

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At this meeting the speaker will be Graham Evans who will be talking about Edgecote 1469: 'The Tale of a Betrayal, a Battle and a Barmaid'.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Whilton Local History Society

We meet regularly throughout the year and we would welcome new members. For details of when we meet, go to our Calendar page for details.

We meet in the Village Hall

Main Street, Whilton, Northamptonshire, England NN11 2UH

Call 01327 843319 for more information