Well & Towers History Society 
 
The Well & Towers History Society was founded in 1986 with £100.00 won by the Well & Towers Village Magazine in the Village Ventures Competition for Buckinghamshire. It aims to collect, conserve and distribute information about the village's past and to record current village events. 
 
Thanks to a Heritage Lottery Grant the village now has an Archive Room in the Sports Pavilion, Hulton Drive which is managed by the History Society. The Archive covers People, Places, Organizations and Events. 
 
The Society has bimonthly talks on local history, one of which is a Sausage Supper with an annual review of village activities. Twice a Year the Society publishes a Newsletter. 
 
Individual Membership is £5.00 and Family Membership £7.00, payable annually. 
A Standing Order Form is available. 
 
Membership benefits are free access to most talks, two newsletters a year, reduced tickets for the popular Sausage Supper and other ticketed events. 
 
2020 Events 
 
1) The 2020 AGM was a successful evening with many members renewing their subscriptions. Andy gave a very interesting talk about the Black Death when we all learnt new facts. 
 
 
2)The 2020 Sausage Supper and Review of the year 2019 was as always a successful fund raising event, £548.00 after expenses. This is sufficient to cover the cost of Insurance for the Archive Room. Andy's Review of the year was an informative and entertaining talk and slide show enjoyed by everyone present. 
 
The remainder of the proposed meetings for 2020 were cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. 
 
2021  
 
Due to Covid -19 we were unable to hold any meetings 
 
 
 
 
Next Planned Events 
 
We have pencilled in some provisional dates for 2022  
and will let you know when we are able to hold a meeting again,  
either here on the website and via the Well & Towers  
 
12th January 2022  
AGM (if possible) at the Pavilion 
 
9th March 2022 
Sausage Supper and review of 2020/2021 
in Institute (if possible) 
 
 
 
 
 
Reminder  
 
Subscriptions are now due. 
Since we have had no fund raising events since 2019 we still need funds to cover Insurance due in February. 
 
 
 
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In order to have a good supply of photos for next year's Review of the Year, please continue taking them, perhaps showing how you and your household occupied yourselves yourselves during the Lockdown. 
 
 
Please send photos with captions  
to 
emberton.history@gmail.com 
 
 
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Proposed Dates for Future Events ( Dependent on Covid-19) 
 
May 11th  
July 13th 
September 14th 
November 9th 
 
One of these will probably include Part 5 of Admiral Wemyss' Memories, 
and may include an account of the Evacuees and Emberton. 
 
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For more information about the Well and Tower History Society contact Liz Dench. 
 
Committee: 
 
Gerald Mann (President) 
Andy McGrandle(Chairman) 
Liz Dench (Treasurer) 
Hilary Proud(Minutes Secretary) 
Myrtle Bath (Membership Secretary) 
 
 
Contact: Liz Dench 01234 711528 or Email emberton.history@gmail.com 
 

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