Finedon Local History Society

The Friends' Meeting House
High Street
Finedon
Northamptonshire

Registered Charity Number 1096719

       


2018 Talks and Visits Programme
The society hosts a number of talks on a range of local, Northamptonshire and national historical related subjects throughout the year.  The meetings are held in the Mission Room, Well Street Finedon usually on the fourth Monday of the month.  The meetings commence at 7-30pm.  Cost for non-members is £3.50 and society members £2.50.  The AGM meeting is free.
 
 
22nd January                   David Livingstone 19th Century Explorer,                                          Ian and Gloria
                                           And His Northamptonshire connections.                                           Wright                         

 
26th February                  Social Networking Before WW2, Finedon Co-operative
                                           Womens Guild                                                                                        Francis Terry
 
26th March                       Trains in Trouble - Historic Railway Accidents
                                            In The 20th Century                                                                              Rev. Paul Needle


                                                                                                                                                      
23rd April                         Eleanor of Castile And The Eleanor Crosses                                      Christine Rowe             
         
May                                   External visit - date and venue to be confirmed
                                                                                                                                                   

25th June                        The Life And Paintings Of Charles Spencelayh - 
                                          A Northamptonshire Artist”                                                                   Helen Norman
 

23rd July                           The Hiccups and Horrors of Steaming Up The Valley
                                           Development Of The Railways In The Nene Valley                           Roy York

                                               
 
20th  August                   Dead And Buried- But Not For Long
                                         The Victorian Gruesome Fascination With Body Snatching &
                                          Being Buried Alive                                                                                    
Kevin Varity
 
24th September            An American Eye-View of Northamptonshire                                       Gary Shaeffer           
 
22nd October                The Princess and the Gunpowder Plotters                                            Malcolm Deacon
                                          ** Please note that this a change from the original
                                               published programme **
 
26th November             Annual General Meeting                                                                 
                                                                                                                     
Location of the Misson Room, Well Street, Finedon