Roade Local History Society 


 See below for a preview of events.


 Meetings are held in St Mary’s Church Hall, Roade, NN7 2PU 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

Sunday 5th June, 12-5 pm: Roade Village Hall. As part of a community event celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, RLHS will stage a Reigns & Coronations Exhibition displaying memorabilia from the reigns of monarchs from Queen Victoria to the present day. This will feature commemoratives, ceramics, stamps, ephemera and unique items from the private collections of local residents. It will also highlight residents, past and present, who have been recognised by the award of a UK Honour.

Saturday 23rd July, 2.30 pm: Outing to Alderton. Meet at the Mount (once the site of a medieval castle) next to St Margaret's Church for a talk by Charles Reece (who owns the Mount), followed by a talk by Margaret Hall-Townley in the Church, where there is an oaken effigy of a medieval knight who would have lived in the castle,and tea and cake.

Wednesday 28th September, 7.30 pm: Hartwell and its links with Roade - Angela Malin



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: Chris Hillyard
Secretary: Vivian Blyth
Treasurer: Chris Denton

Alastair Inglis
Peter Mawby

Ron Johnson
John Armitage
Anna Freund

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

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