Image of Temple Island and the rowing course
Image of Temple Island and the rowing course
Remenham Parish
Remenham Parish

Remenham History

Remenham Parish Website's History Section

Thank you to all our contributors, who help to ensure that our history pages are constantly being updated with interesting articles and photographs. 

 

We are particularly delighted with the aerial photographs, below, but any historic photographs are of interest - especially from our parishioners.  

 

Maybe you have an interesting story or photograph from Remenham’s past.  If so, we’d love to see it, so please don’t hesitate to send it in.  The more the merrier!

 

Our contact address is hello@remenhamparish.org.uk. 

1914 map of Remenham Hill 

This is a low res version of a 1914 map of Remenham Hill 

from Henley Bridge to Middle Culham Farm from the towpath from Upper Thames to Marsh Lock, Green Cottage and Kentons Lane etc
Park Place (with its gas works, racquet court and pheasantry) and
Remenham Place.
To obtain the full size jpg please download the file below.
Remenham Hill 1914.jpg
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Aerial Photographs of Remenham in 1923, 1947 & 1952 

Aerial Photographs of Remenham in 1923, 1947 & 1952 (courtesy of Historic England [EAW044548 ENGLAND (1952).  Remenham, the Henley Royal Regatta in progress and the town, 1952]).

Aerial Photographs of Remenham and Aston in 1923-1952 (courtesy of Historic England [EAW044548 ENGLAND (1952)]): eights racing at HRR in 1923, Remenham surroundings (x2) in 1952, HRR (x4) in 1952 and Aston surroundings in 1947.

These images are subject to copyright and owned by Historic England.

Updated Berkshire Record Office Catalogue for Remenham

Berkshire Record Office.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [58.3 KB]

The story of the Hambledon Lock Keeper – contributed by Jim Bland

0746_001.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [113.3 KB]

A short story, about Temple Island, written in 1869 by Charles Dickens

THE PHANTOM OF REGATTA ISLAND

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A short story, about Temple Island, written in 1869 by Charles Dickens.

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Remenham Church Choir (circa 1959):  Peter Daines

Remenham Church Choir.doc
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The death of the then Rector of Remenham, Charles Mills Skottowe, on 16 May 1878

History of Remenham - report of the deat[...]
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The Little Churches of Berkshire - Remenham

The Little Churches of Berkshire.pdf
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We are starting  to compile a comprehensive history of the parish.

 

Jim Bland, a long-time resident has kindly given us a map that he has drawn up of Archaeological Finds in Remenham. See the pdf as follows:

20151019140918994.pdf
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We have also been given an extract from the 1850's Gazetteer:

WebsiteHistorialIntroduction.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [232.3 KB]

This is a very small start so please do send us what you can and we will include on the site.  Please contact hello@remenhamparish.org.uk. 

By kind permission of Robert Treharne Jones By kind permission of Robert Treharne Jones

River Webcam

Church Services

SERVICES IN JANUARY 2021

 

Sunday 17 January

11.15am said Matins (BCP)

 

Sunday 24 January

9.00pm said Holy Communion (BCP)

 

Sunday 31 January

11.15am said Matins (BCP)

 

Please maintain social distancing, wear a mask and

use the hand sanitiser on entry to church

Public worship resumed from 3rd December and details of our services, including Christmas are above.  Sadly, there is still no congregational singing allowed and we will be observing social distancing and wearing masks.  The church continues to be open every day for  private prayer.

 

Cleaning protocols etc are in place in church.   

Rubbish & Recycling

Please click on the graphic above - thank you

Website Statistics

Dec 2020

1,835 unique visitors

6,238 pages viewed

 

Total for 2020

22,524 unique visitors

71,707 pages viewed

 

Total for 2019

23,107 unique visitors

67,374 pages viewed

 

Total for 2018

12,954 unique visitors 

48,218 pages viewed

 

Total for 2017

11,363 unique visitors 

35,942 pages viewed

 

Total for 2016 

10,546 unique visitors

30,430 pages viewed

Remenham Footpath Maps

To contact the website

please email:

hello@remenhamparish.org.uk

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