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Ewelme Society Village History

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A project to record the history of Ewelme in the 20th Century was undertaken by a sub-committee of The Ewelme Society. This research began in 1994 and culminated in a week long 20th Century Ewelme Millennium Exhibition in May 2000.

From the research The Ewelme Society published -

The village book - ”GLIMPSES OF AN OXFORDSHIRE VILLAGE: EWELME 1900-2000” Edited by Ann Chisholm and Michael Davie

Ten chapters. 104 pages. Ninety black and white photographs. (Price £5, plus postage and packing). The book is based on extensive local research covering life and events in Ewelme during the last century. Also, villagers gave taped interviews - and their recollections are woven into the chapters.

The village Video - “EWELME: A HUNDRED YEARS OF CHANGE” Produced by Lisa Holmes. Narrated by Jeremy Child

Running time 22 minutes 42 seconds. Stereo. (Price £5, plus postage and packing). Shortly to be available in DVD format.


The archive project is ongoing and to date consists of 39 folders arranged in alphabetical subject matter containing approximately 1,000 items of information.

Ewelme Historical Archive Contents (180Kb)

The Archive originally contained material relating only to the 20th Century, but it is now being expanded to cover past centuries. Queries and requests for information in hard or electronic copy should be sent to the Secretary - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also, on separate files are :-

Ewelme Parish Council Minutes 1898 – 2000 - an alphabetical subject matter summary

Interviews Summary – of 24 subjects arranged alphabetically from the 41 tape-recorded interviews

The Burial Register of St Mary’s Church 1599 – 2000 (chronological and alphabetical Excel spreadsheet)

Glimpses of an Oxfordshire Village – separate chapters

Ewelme News Entries

Ongoing Related Projects

Village Photographs

An archive of historical and modern photographs – in electronic and hard copy.


See Contact Us if you need to find out more

The Ewelme Society has accumulated a significant library of historical records.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 04 June 2015 10:45  


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