Ropley History Network & Archive

Ropley History Network & Archive

                   Exploring – recording – Sharing

Dates for your diaries!

Every 1st Thursday in the month Archive Workshops     Come along and get involved at any of the monthly sessions. You can either help continue to digitise and conserve the ever growing archive, contribute and share your own archives or carry out some research for us based on our archive items.    The Back Meeting room, Ropley Parish Hall

NEW from September – Evening  open sessions at the Pavillion 6.30-8pm.  Dates to be advertised soon  The bar will be open so do come along and have a chat with us about the archive and new website.  Bring along any archives that you may like to share with us for the archive and website.   

Our New Village Website and Online Archive is Live – Please visit this growing source of historical information about Ropley and the locality.  View documents, maps and photographs and read posts and other articles about local notable people, the railway, old pubs etc.  Get involved – Please be encouraged to contribute your own articles or comment on anything that you see on website – we would love to hear from you. https://www.ropleyhistory.org.uk/

Some new articles and some recent catalogue additions on the website

  • Jubilee Coin Trail – now available to download This download provides some interesting points about a few buildings of historic interest in Ropley and a map to guide you around the 2.5 mile walk.  Please note that the walk was originally aimed at children guided by adults, but anyone can enjoy it.
  • 1839 Tithe Map of Ropley Parish – A fascinating early map with transcriptions of houses and land holdings
  • Mystery Archive Photograph – We are struggling to work out the location – can you help? Do you recognise this local view? Please go to the website to comment or add information about this archive

To be involved with the archiving or to offer articles and information about Ropley’s history, please contact ropleyhistory@gmail.com   or contact and comment through our New Website   https://www.ropleyhistory.org.uk/          Also join us on Facebook   

Thank you for your continued interest, involvement and support.   Ropley History Network and Archive Steering Group

Supported by Ropley Society, Ropley Parish Council, Hampshire Archive Trust.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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