WHO News June 2022
View the latest updates from the Wolds Historical Organisation here, including Wymeswold Mothers’ Union teapot, Wymeswold School Class of 67, and Wysall Lane windmills enigma.
RAF Wymeswold post WWII
A detailed history of activities at Wymeswold airfield in the 1950s and 1960s has been prepared by Richard Knight, who grew up at the western end of the runways. There is a free pdf available via the Wolds Historical Association website at http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/index.htm#raf.
WHO News December 2020
Take a look at http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/index.htm for some seasonally flavoured articles, and a photograph of The Stockwell that was recently published in the Loughborough Echo. Copies of ‘People and Places of the Wolds’ are still available to purchase at Granville’s in Wymeswold.
People and Places of the Wolds
The WHO’s third book, People and Places of the Wolds, will be published on Tuesday 15th September. Copies will be available to purchase from G.G. Granville’s in Wymeswold and Marcol garage in Burton on the Wolds from 15th. If you would like a copy posting to you then please email firstname.lastname@example.org – we can accept payment by Read More
WHO News August 2020
A Walk Around Wymeswold, written by Alec Moretti with superb drawings by Susan Jalland, was published as a booklet in 1994. It’s now available as a digital publication, augmented with colour photographs mostly taken in 1987 and 1993. Visit http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/index.htm for a free-to-download PDF and for other news from the Wolds Historical Organisation. Read More
WHO News July 2020
Latest news from the Wolds Historical Organisation, including photographs of Far Street decked out for King George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935, and of a 1920s bus that ran between Wymeswold and Nottingham. Those were the days! http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/index.htm
WHO News June 2020
Visit http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/index.htm for the latest news from the Wolds Historical Organisation, including a Roman discovery in Wymeswold.
2000 years of the Wolds
Nearly twenty years have elapsed since the Wolds Historical Organisation publication 2000 Years of the Wolds appeared in print. It is now available to download as a pdf from the WHO website, with many illustrations now in colour.
Wymeswold Washdyke Community Orchard
Richard Ellison has compiled a short history of the development of the Washdyke field into a village amenity. No less than 63 committee meetings, mostly between between 2007 and 2015, involved a wide-range of villagers and funding organisations. This is available as a free PDF: http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/washdyke.pdf The minutes of AGMs, copies of questionnaires, spreadsheets about Read More
The current edition of ‘The WHO’s What’s What‘, a newsletter from the Wolds Historical Organisation.