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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[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [264.7 KB]

The Little Churches of Berkshire - Remenham

The Little Churches of Berkshire.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [223.4 KB]

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
Adobe Acrobat document [296.0 KB]

More contributions from Jim:

Web_History_Bland.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]


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 levels webcam

Church Services

Sunday 21 October

11.15am Harvest Festival – sung Matins (BCP)

 

Sunday 28 October

11.15am sung Holy Communion (BCP)

 

November

Sunday 4 November

11.15am sung Holy Communion with hymns (BCP)

 

Sunday 11 November

10.55am Act of Remembrance in church followed by sung matins (BCP)

 

Sunday 18 November

11.15am sung matins (BCP)

 

Sunday 25 November

11.15am sung Holy Communion with hymns (BCP)

 

December

Sunday 2 December

11.15am sung matins (BCP)

 

Sunday 9 December – patronal festival

11.15am sung Holy Communion with hymns (BCP) - followed by drinks in church

 

Sunday 16 December

11.15am sung Holy Communion with hymns (BCP)

4.00pm candlelit carol service followed by mince pieces and mulled wine in the Parish Hall

 

Sunday 23 December

11.15am said matins

 

Christmas Eve - Monday 24 December

9.00pm candlelit sung Holy Communion with carols (BCP)

 

Christmas Day - Tuesday 25 December

11.15am Children’s service with Holy Communion and carols ( 45 minutes)

 

Sunday 30 December

11.15am said Holy Communion BCP

 

Website Statistics

September 2018

988 unique visitors

3,841 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

Remenham Footpath Maps.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]

To contact the website

please email:

hello@remenhamparish.org.uk

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