Great Bowden Historical Society

Great Bowden Historical Society

Welcome to the website of the Great Bowden Historical Society.

The “Great Bowden Society” had been looking after the interests of the village since 1968. When Parish Council status was given back to the village in 1996 it was a natural progression for those members of the society interested in village history to form a new group.

At its first AGM on the 14th April 1997, the aims of the new society were clearly stated as:

  •        To hold monthly meetings to inform and, it was hoped entertain
  •        To carry out research into village history
We have now built up a large collection of village photographs and memorabilia and have published a number of booklets. ( Please see publications page)

There is also an annual summer outing, which in 2016 was a guided tour of Rothwell.
We hope you find our site interesting. Please do come along to our meetings if you can. We usually meet in Great Bowden Village Hall (unless otherwise stated) on the first Monday of every month except July and August.

A year’s membership costs just £8 for adults.  Guests are always welcome, entry £2.

Please click on “Meetings” for further information.

If you would like to join or have any queries please send a message by using the "Contact us" link, or alternatively contact the Chairman or Secretary by phone.







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