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The aim of the Society is the preservation and study of all matters relating to the history and development of Stoke Poges; to collate and preserve archive material and artefacts, and to make it available for members and other interested parties.

The Society holds about six events a year, including talks, visits, members’ evenings, and it is most keen to encourage members to research their own family, or road, or any other aspect of the Village that interests them, and share their findings with other members of the Society. (Click here for programme.)  It will make available archive material to members. It also helps people around the world searching for family connections in the Village.


Our Next Event is now full:

Visit to Milton’s Cottage, and Chalfont St Giles Church

21 Deanway, Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4JH

Thursday 25 May 2017

Please note this visit to the small cottage is now fully booked.

At 12:30pm we will have a 20 minute tour of Chalfont St Giles Church
given by one of the Vergers.
High Street, Chalfont St Giles HP8 4QFF
http://www.chalfontstgilesparishchurch.com/

At 2:00pm we will have a guided tour of Milton’s Cottage and garden
21 Deanway, Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4JH.
The tour usually takes 1- 1.5 hours
http://www.miltonscottage.org/

 There will be a chance for refreshments before tour of Milton’s Cottage or following the visit.
This will be a self-drive event.
The cost of entry to the Cottage is £6 (group rate) payable on the day.

For any changes to bookings:    tspsevents@outlook.com or mobile: 07478 309044

  


But you can book now for:

 Visit to Bletchley Park

Thursday 14 September 2017

9:15am

We have arranged a coach for members and their guests, leaving Stoke Poges in the morning to visit Bletchley Park (The National Museum of Computing)– It was the central site for Britain’s codebreakers (Enigma operators) during WW2.  A fascinating place to visit – enjoy the once top-secret world of iconic Codebreaking huts and Blocks set within an atmospheric Victorian estate.

https://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/

 Cost is £26.00 p.p. which includes return coach travel and entrance fee.
Holders of Bletchley Park Season Tickets need only pay £11 for the coach.

To book for this event, please email: tspsevents@outlook.com or mobile: 07478 309044

  


 

For more information on the Thomas Gray 2016 Tercentenary

and the Restoration project for Gray's tomb and monument in Stoke Poges,

please see http://thomasgray2016.org/

 


The 'Discussions' facility is being evaluated and so is not currently viewable by the general public.  If we decide it is suitable, we hope it will feature much more interesting topics concerning Stoke Poges.


 

Contact Information

Harvey Whittam, Chairman

harveywhittam@btinternet.com

01753 642873