The Stockton on the Forest and Hopgrove Local History Group was formed in 2008 and membership is open to anyone with an interest in Stockton on the Forest and it's surrounding area. The group's aims are to hold events, collect material and publish information to stimulate the interest and knowledge of Stockton and its neighbourhood.
We also encourage and support individuals in their own research as well as developing group research. As a group we are also interested in hearing from people who no longer live in the area but have memories, memorabilia and photos of they would be willing to share with us.
Picture from ‘The Press” of our 2014 Exhibition to mark the 100th Anniversary of WWI.
We meet four times a year at the Village Hall as well as having group visits to places of interest and carry out field walks We have also conducted archaeological digs under the guidance of the York Community Archaeologist.
Meetings for 2017
Thursday 16th March, 2017 - Guest speaker - Pru Bebb on "Regency, Harrogate" .
Thursday 22nd June 2017: Guest Speaker - Ben Reeves on "The Haymarket"
Thursday 21st September 2017: Everyone welcome - "Investigate our Archives"
Saturday 30th September 2017: "An Auctioneer's Lot" Come and learn about the life of an Auctioneer with William Wilson of Clubley's. A bit of an Antiques Roadshow kind of event - more details to follow.
Thursday 30th November 2017: Festive Evening
Bobby Hughes (Treasurer) Joy Moseley (Secretary)
Tel: 01904 400188 Tel: 01904 400309