The Wychwoods Local History Society (WLHS) has been serving the interests of local history in the Wychwood area continuously for 39 years. It was founded by village members in 1981 and meets once a month from September through to May with nine evening talks. With a thriving membership, the Society researches and publishes local and family history.
Joining the Society
We welcome new members, and invite you to join the society to receive members benefits, including free access to the society’s season of talks. Continue reading
Exhibition of Photos
Visit the exhibition of photographs from the society’s archive at Milton under Wychwood library. Plus some colouring fun for children! >more here
Online Journals Added:
Journals Nos. 13-16, 28, 29 and 31 are now available to view and download > more here
May Zoom talk registrations now available, and new events added for 2022 > more here
New Photos Added
Another 55 photos have been added to our online libraries during March > more here
“That’s How It Was”
Our web version of the year 2000 Wychwoods publication featuring the lives of women in WW2 > more here
Full Listing of Articles
This page gives year-by-year listings of articles and updates > more here
On the edge of the former Royal Forest of Wychwood, Shipton under Wychwood, Milton under Wychwood and Ascott under Wychwood are adjacent villages in the valley of the river Evenlode in West Oxfordshire, on the eastern edge of the Cotswold Hills.
Shipton was the mother church for the old ecclesiastical parish which included Shipton, Milton, Lyneham, Langley, Leafield and Ramsden.
Journals & Publications
Find out more about the society’s publications, including available dowloadable versions of the society’s journals. Back copies are also available for purchase.
Photos by Theme
We archive our online photo library in albums here. Additionally, photos are available by theme using this set of tag links. The bigger the text size, the more images will show.
Sculptural curiosities in Milton under Wychwood: find out more…..