ODHS programme 2023-2024




3 October           James Dickinson: Arundel Castle & the Fitzalan-Howard Family 


17 October                 Roger Cornish: Nelson - A Glorious Death       


31 October        Gareth Crossman & Martin Olney: The history and work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission


14 November    Dr Anne Sassin Allen:  LiDAR in Surrey: the uses of light detecting and ranging technology in archaeology


28 November        Stuart Dennison: Scottish Lowland Clearances - the Age of Improvement?                 


12 December         Christmas Party

                               Chris Pendred: Limpsfield Chart




2 January           Bob Young: Peter the Great (Zoom-only) 


16 January         Robin Masefield: The 19th century world administered by Irishmen: Sir Robert Hart & the Chinese Maritime Customs Service 

30 January         Imogen Corrigan: Charlemagne – Conqueror & Cultured King


13 February       Trevor Gaston: The Life & Death of General Wolfe


27 February       Dr Janet Pennington:   Side-saddle Travels in England with Celia Fiennes in the 1690s (Zoom-only)


12 March            Dr Nicholas Dixon: Queen Caroline & the Coronation Rite: The Religious Crisis of 1820-1821

    Followed by the Annual General Meeting