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. 
 
Recent Events 
 
1) The 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. 
 
Reminder : 
Subscriptions are now due
 
2)The 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. 
 
 
 
Next Planned Event 
 
(We anticipate that until the present Covid-19 crisis is over all meetings will be postponed. We will let you know when we are able to hold a meeting again, here on the website and via the Well & Towers.) 
 
Covid-19 Restrictions Permitting !!  
Please Check with a Committee Member  
 
Wednesday May 13th 2020 
at the Pavilion 
7.30 for 7.45pm 
 
A History of Emberton 
from 100 (mostly) Primary Sources 
 
by Your Departing Archivist 
Caroline Ellis 
 
(we would like as many people as possible to realise what a fantastic collection the Village Archive is and how you should all be making much more use of it!!) 
 
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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) 
 
July 8th 
September 9th 
November 11th 
 
One of these will 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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