Roade Local History Society 


 See below for a preview of events.


 Meetings are held in St Mary’s Church Hall at 7.30 pm

on the fourth Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise stated.

 An induction loop system is installed for hearing aid users

Event Entry charges (unless otherwise stated) :

Members:  Adults: £2.00members’ children under 16:  free

Non Members: Adults:  £3.00, non members’ children under 16:  50p


 Annual subscription: £5.00

We welcome new members throughout the year

Forthcoming Events

The new date scheduled for our postponed play "The Every Brothers - Their Story" is
Sunday 14th November, 7:30 pm at the Deco Theatre, Northampton.
The Deco has confirmed that any ticket holder who cannot attend on the new date will get a refund.
The Every Brothers - Their Story

AGM followed by ‘Roade's Industrial Heritage’ - Chris Hillyard
is planned for Wednesday 26th May 2021 at 7 pm if possible.

We will advise the dates of the following events as soon as circumstances allow:

History Book Sale

Launch of CUTTING REMARKS The Story of Roade’s railways and Cutting through the ages
Christopher Hillyard RVM

‘Horton Hall - one of Northamptonshire's lost Country Houses’ - Maureen Williams
‘Mobbs' Own - the truth behind the myth, stories of the men who went to fight alongside Edgar Mobbs in WW1 and the impact on Northampton’ - Northampton Saints Foundation

Please check this website for details.

Events at St Mary’s Church Hall, Roade, NN7 2PU unless stated otherwise.



We also undertake a variety of research projects to uncover the history of our village and its people.

Please see RLHS Projects  for details.



Roade Local History Society is a member of:

British Association of Local History Societies

Northamptonshire Heritage Forum

Milton Keynes Heritage Association

Oral History Society





Chairman: Alastair Inglis
Secretary: Vivian Blyth
Treasurer: Chris Denton

Peter Mawby

Ron Johnson

Chris Hillyard

Click here for a tribute to our founder and former Chairman, the late Bill Hudson.

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