RISELEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Please Note: All meetings will be in the Lounge of the Village Hall and start at 7.45pm unless you are advised otherwise.
As usual, no charge is made for members of the society but a small charge of £2 is requested from non-members, to go towards the costs of the lectures and refreshments.
18th December Christmas Social - Stanwick Handbells
29th January Behind the scenes in an Auctioneer's saleroom
26th February Queen Victoria's granddaughters
26th March The Pathfinders and the lost village
30th April The story behind the painting
28th May Food glorious food
Our membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March - the annual subscription is £8.50 per person. If you are not already a member but wish to join the society or come to one of our talks and join there, contact our membership secretary, Phillip Nicholls at 5 Maple Gardens.
For details or queries contact: Peter Smith - 708374
Andrew Gell - 708191
RISELEY, OUR VILLAGE - IN PICTURES
Buy one for all your friend and relations!
£10 per copy, from Andrew Gell at 170, High Street, Riseley
The book has approximately 150 pages full of delightful and interesting photographs of Riseley past.
It includes a colour section depicting colour photographs of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations in 2002. There is also a colour section of paintings of the village from the 1940s and 1950s, by the late Mr Charles (Charlie) Brooks, which are lovely..
Report by Andrew Gell
RISELEY - OUR VILLAGE
Written and Published by Riseley Historical Society
'Riseley - Our Village' captures the time when a self-sufficient and stable village society and the agricultural economy, which supported it, disappeared.
Thurleigh Airfield 306th Bombardment Group Museum Information about opening times, etc
www.yourtotalevent.com/projects/1244.html Bedfordshire Online Census Project - 1891.