The Wychwoods Local History Society Talks Programme 2023 / 2024

Next Talk: 13th March 2024 

Speaker: Ingram Murray

Subject: ‘Known unto God’: a great War Detective Story

Milton Village Hall from 7.20.

Tea/Coffee and biscuits available

More details soon.

See below our outlined planned programme to May 2024 below and please keep an eye on this page for further news (including any changes) on our series of evening talks and other activities.

The Society in normal times meets once per month from September to May each year. Generally, all meetings are held in Milton-under-Wychwood Village Hall. 

Meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of the month from 7:30pm – 9:00pm.

Members – FREE Guests – £3 per person

Anyone with an interest in local history is very welcome to join us.

2023/4 Programme of Talks


13 Sep Simon Wenham – Morris’ Motopolist: the Motor Works and the Transformation of Oxford – Summary >> here

11 Oct Tim Healey – Drovers’ Roads in Oxfordshire and Beyond – Summary >> here

8 Nov Marie-Louise Kerr – Romans of Oxfordshire: Roman Settlements and their impact on the Area – Summary >> here


10 Jan Trevor Jackson – ‘Cemeteries of Oxford : more than a Century of History’ – Summary >> here

14 Feb Deborah Hayter – ‘Common right : private property and how enclosures shaped the Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire landscape’ – Summary >> here

13 March Ingram Murray – ‘Known unto God’: a great War Detective Story

10 April Maurice East – “Down in the Dumps” – the story of how Oxford helped win World War Two.

8 May AGM – followed by “From Our Archive”