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

Bill Hudson Photographic Competition 2019
The closing date for entries is 30th September 2019.
Entry forms with more information can be downloaded here: BH Photo Competition form



Forthcoming Events

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

Please note that our 'Forgotten Philanthropist' event has been moved
to October from November (as was previously advertised).

Wednesday 25th September - 7.30 pm

Northampton’s First Police Force, 1836-1848 – Alex Wood

Wednesday 23rd October - 7.30 pm
Alfred Cockerill, Northampton’s Forgotten Philanthropist- Bob Farey

Saturday 9th November - 7pm - Elizabeth Woodville School, Roade NN7 2NJ
Play about the Every Brothers (3 brothers who were killed in WW2 and are remembered on Roade War Memorial)

Wednesday 11th December - 7.30 pm
Christmas Event



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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