The Badsey Society was
formed following a meeting of like-minded villagers on 28th February 2002.
Its aims are to promote the understanding and study of the parish and village of
Badsey, including Aldington, and the surrounding area. The people, history, archaeology, folklore, flora, fauna and geology of the area are all possible areas
of activity, which may take the form of meetings, walking tours, talks, education and publication.
Membership of the Society is open to anyone who
supports its objects and aims, and such persons shall become members on
payment of the current subscription of £2 which shall be due annually on the first day of January.
Members who live outside the UK are not required to pay an annual
subscription. Membership forms are available from the secretary.
Membership fees can be paid to the treasurer. or any committee member.
Membership cards will not be issued from 2013.
A printed quarterly newsletter is produced by the Society and distributed locally
to members. Copies of all previous newsletters are available here.
The Society has produced several books and DVD's, plus tea-towels and photo CDs. For a full
description, and details of how to order online click
Society Online Archive and Museum
The Society maintain an online archive
and museum of local material including maps, books,
documents, etc. which are available for use in research projects. They
also hold a collection of agricultural and horticultural implements and
tools. The archivist is Jane Neill.
Society and badsey.net
The Society are instrumental in the production of historical data,
censuses, births, marriages and deaths, school and work related items, for
Badsey and Aldington, and their inhabitants. This data is freely available
via the local website badsey.net
Badsey Society - Putting the Past in Front of You