Our Publications

Since its formation Weaverham History Society has produced a number of publications.  The details of these are as follows: As part of the Local Agenda 21 initiative, we helped publish a leaflet : Weaverham, a walk through the village, its history and ancient woodland. Compiled by Weaverham History Society. Supported…

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Our Beginnings

A few interested people had for many years been transcribing the church records whilst others had been studying photographs and other aspects of village history. In 1983 they got together and on 21 March the Weaverham History Club was formed. This was renamed the Weaverham History Society in April 1987.…

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The World War II Bombing of Nook Farm

Seventy years ago Nook Farm was destroyed by German bomb. This is vividly recalled by George Moss in his book “Village of Moonbeams” first published by CC Publishing in 1998 and reprinted in 2008. To commemorate this CC Publishing have kindly allowed us to reproduce this extract. “Village of Moonbeams”…

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Charles E Bebbington

Charles Bebbington lived in Poplar Cottage in the High Street. For over a century (1840-1942), it was occupied by the Bebbington family who were cabinetmakers and wood carvers, the last member being Charles Bebbington who was Church Sexton and Parish Clerk at the Parish Church for 39 years.

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