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 villages of
Badsey, Aldington, Wickhamford, 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, or
remain members, on
payment of the annual subscription of £5 which is due on the first day of
January. Membership forms are available from the secretary or online.
Membership fees can be paid to the treasurer. or any committee member, or click
here to pay online.
A printed quarterly newsletter is produced by the Society and distributed locally
to members. Copies of all previous newsletters are available here.
Society Talks by Members
Members of the Society can offer a variety of talks and film-shows to
other Clubs and Society's. For further details please contact the
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, Aldington and Wickhamford, and their inhabitants. This data is freely available
via the local website badsey.net
Badsey Society - Putting the Past in Front of You