Newsletters of the Wivenhoe History Group
The Wivenhoe History Group regularly publishes newsletters. You can see each of the newsletters by clicking on the hotlink at the beginning of each entry below.
February 2015 [No.12] – Work has started to build our new Community Archive; talks by Jimmy Lawrence and Dr Herbert Eiden at recent WHG meetings; update on our WW1 project and planned visits to the Essex Regiment Museum and the Imperial War Museum.
October/November [No. 11] – News of our HLF grant award; Paul Rusiecki’s well-attended public talk on WW1 and its impact on Wivenhoe, pictures of the poppies at the Tower of London taken by Ian Valentine, and the talk by Christopher Thompson to our Oct meeting with the racy title of: Family, Sex and Marriage in Early Modern Essex.
September 2014 [No.10] – Report and pictures of the Wivenhoe Memories Exhibition and Visit to Harwich led by members of the Harwich Society. Latest news of the 1799 Tythe map of Wivenhoe and the work of Pat Marsden and others.
June / July [No.9] – Talk by Andrew Phillips. Helen Barrell’s work on Wivenhoe’s early parish records. Our visit to the National Archives and various other interesting items.
May 2014 [No.8] – Wivenhoe to claim Richard’s Remains?, John Stewart’s Award, progress on WW1 research, a review of The Great War in Portraits Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery by Ian Valentine, about the general meeting held on 21st May 2014.
April 2014 [No.7] – About John Stewart’s Memories Exhibition and Letters from Elizabeth de Vere, Countess of Oxford, to John Paston in Norfolk
March 2014 [No.6] – Articles: One Year On, AGM, Talk by Paul Brown about the Wivenhoe to Brightlingsea Railway, Latest from the WWI Research Group, Book Review: “JULY 1914” by Sean McMeekin, the proposed Wivenhoe Museum and much more
February 2014 [No. 5] – About the Wivenhoe Arts Club, WWI Wivenhoe’s Roll of Honour and the National Archives at Kew
January 2014 [No. 4] – Visit to the Essex Record Office and John Ashdown-Hill’s fascinating lecture on how Richard III was found.
November 2013 [No.3] – Report on trip to Hedingham Castle, plans for trip to the ERO and talk by Ken Green & John Worsp at the December meeting.
October 2013 [No. 2] – Report on visit to Broomfield Hall, Felsted Old School and Leez Priory plus report on the first public lecture organised by the History Group.
September 2013 [No. 1] – Our very first newsletter. Report on the Memories Exhibition organised by John Stewart.