The Society was founded in 1987 with the aim and
object of bringing together people who are interested in the history
of Wolvercote in the City of Oxford and to encourage the study of
history of Wolvercote.
Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in Wolvercote's history whether they live in Wolvercote or not. There are three types of annual membership: ordinary £10, unwaged £5 and family £15. Meetings are free to members and a £5 donation is suggested for non-members and guests at each meeting. Those who would like to join should send a cheque made out to the Society to the Honorary Treasurer, Christopher Hardman at 141 Godstow Road, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8PG. Telephone 01865 513545.
Meetings are held in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm
(5.30 pm in April) usually in the months of January, April and
October and an outing/visit to a place of interest in the area takes
place in July. At every meeting there is a talk (sometimes
illustrated) about some aspect of local history with particular
reference to Wolvercote. Refreshments are served. Officers and
Committee are elected at the AGM which usually takes place in
October each year. All paid-up members receive a programme for the
An annual Newsletter (Wolvercote's History) is published every autumn and is sent to all paid-up members. The Society has published three editions of Wolvercote Papers which include articles about Wolvercote and these are available for purchase. The Society has a page devoted to it in The Flying Goose which is delivered to every house in the parish.
Hon Secretary: Barbara Dennis, 9 Dove House Close, Upper Wolvercote, OX2 8BG. Telephone 01865 554616. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
President and Editor of the Newsletter: Ann Spokes Symonds. Telephone 01865 515661
Chairman: Gillian Chapman. Telephone 01865 513042.
Archivist: Michael Daniell. 01865 510378 email email@example.com