WWI soldier’s grave found

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For more than 100 years, Lieutenant John (‘Jack’) Gillis Butt, who is remembered on Datchet’s WWI Memorial, had no known grave. In October 2018, Jack’s great nephew, Nick Previté, had some news to share with DVS. His uncle’s grave had … Continued

Update: Archaeology at Southlea

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OCTOBER 2018: Trent and Peak Archaeology invited DVS along to Southlea Farm on Thursday 11 October 2018 to tell us more about their recent archaeological investigations. The visit did not involve actual fieldwalking or finds-processing as the DVS has done … Continued

Kedermister Library

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Our next visit will be to Kedermister Library and St Mary’s Church in Langley on 2 September. Anyone who hasn’t already visited this amazing library will enjoy the surprise of finding such a little-known gem almost on our doorstep. Sir … Continued

The Ellis Journey 2019

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A celebration of the first recorded journey by a motorised carriage in the UK On 30 June 2019, there will be another re-enactment of the journey made on 5 July 1895 by pioneering automobilist, Evelyn Ellis, from Micheldever Station in … Continued

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