Open Saturdays, Sundays, Bank
Holidays, 2.00 - 4.30 pm. Free admission.
The Heritage Centre
has a new
exhibition about the history of local farming - in addition to its permanent displays
(please see other pages on our website for details), and we look forward to
We also have a
comprehensive range of local and family history resources for
viewing digitally at our work station and in hard copies.
Items for sale include
CDs of local census returns (£5.00), booklets about Warren Hastings
and William Smith and local topics.
Please email for
further details and P&P rates if you would like to order by post.
We are also delighted
to announce the publication of a new history of the parish
by Ralph Mann.
It is complemented by an illustrated trails leaflet,
which has been produced in conjunction with Oxford Geology Trust.
If you would like a
copy of either of them, please send an email to
email@example.com and we will arrange to send you a
Ralph Mann's lucid history of Churchill and Sarsden
describes the parish's long and surprisingly rich past.
Four walking trails in and around the villages of Churchill
& Sarsden. Richly illustrated with photographs,
geological data and local history.
there's a will there's a way … and thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, via
the Heritage Centre, a team of volunteers has recently taken part in a
fascinating course to transcribe
local 17th century probate records. Very few of the
surviving wills have been studied before and they contain a wealth of information about
Churchill and Sarsden families and their
homes. When they are transcribed, they will reveal a valuable source
of local history which will be available at the Heritage Centre and