Catholic History Group & Parish History


Parish archivist John Thornhill has prepared a helpful history of the Parish of Hampshire Downs, in the form of a timeline.

You can view it by clicking here



The Winchester Catholic History Group organises talks and occasional day excursions to places of Catholic interest. The talks are given by acknowledged experts in their field. The Group aims to cover all aspects of Catholic history from earliest times to the present day, both local to Winchester and its surrounds, and national. Ten evening talks a year are held, running from October to July, including the prestigious Roy Wake Memorial Lecture in November.

You can see more details and the full programme on our leaflet here.

Membership of the group Is open to all.

President: Canon Paul Townsend

Chairman: Rev Stephen Morgan

Secretary  Mrs Pamela Keen

contact us via the website

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