Oxfordshire News and events

VCH Oxfordshire staff regularly give talks to local groups. If you wish to attend any of the following lectures, please note that most are hosted by local societies and that an entrance charge may be made for non-members. Talks are by the VCH County Editor Simon Townley except as stated. For more...
On Wednesday 21 November Oxfordshire History Centre is holding a study afternoon on use of manorial records for family and local history. More details here. (Please note that this is not a VCH event.)
Goring Heath Almshouse
The VCH's draft history of Goring, to be published as part of VCH Oxfordshire's forthcoming South Chilterns volume (Volume 20), is now available to read or download.
Ramsden village: the main crossroads, intersected by part of Akeman Street
The latest Oxfordshire draft to appear online covers Ramsden, a small village on the edge of Wychwood Forest which, until the 1860s, was a dependency of Shipton-under-Wychwood, five miles away on the forest's far side. This is the last parish history to be completed for our forthcoming Wychwood...
Ewelme Almshouse (built c.1437-50s)
VCH Oxfordshire XVIII (Benson, Ewelme, and the Chilterns: Ewelme Hundred) is now available to purchase, price £95. Read more about the volume, or view on the Boydell & Brewer website.
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