Tree In memory of Lesley Parrish – On Saturday 19 March 2022 the Society planted a tree in Lesley's memory in St Mary’s Churchyard attended by Lesley's husband Michael and members of their family and friends from the village. The Malus Sun Rival ½ standard will provide a lasting memorial to her.    

AGM and Spring Meeting – WEDNESDAY 18 MAY - Our AGM/Spring meeting will take place on Wednesday, 18 May in the Victoria Hall at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker will be local historian Nick Maslin who will be giving a talk on “The Coaching Road through Hartley Wintney”. Nick has a wealth of local information and has published several books.

Front Garden and Photo Awards are going ahead again this year – look out for posters in the village with more information. The photo competition theme is “Hartley Wintney enjoying the Platinum Jubilee” – please send your photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Heritage Society 2022 Journal  will be distributed to members this month by email. Printed copies will be on sale at our AGM.

Photos and Journals - we continue to update our web site with photos of the village - both old and new - and these are available for viewing by all members.together with all copies of our previously issued Journals.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – the Society would welcome any photos (in either digital or printed format) or other memorabilia related to the 70 years reign of Queen Elizabeth II. These will be incorporated into a special display that we hope to show at the festival this year and will also record on our website for future viewing. If you have anything to share with us please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annual Subscriptions 2022-2023– Members will have been contacted by email requesting payment of their subscription of £6.00. Payment by bank transfer preferred or cheques made payable to HWHS.

 

The Society is pleased to announce our 2022 photo competition. How to enter is shown below and we look forward to receiving your entries.2022PhotoCompFlyer

AGM and Spring Meeting – NOTE NEW DATE - NOW WEDNESDAY 18 MAY - Our AGM/Spring meeting will take place on Wednesday, 18 May in the Victoria Hall at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker will be local historian Nick Maslin who will be giving a talk on “The Coaching Road through Hartley Wintney”. Nick has a wealth of local information and has published several books.

Front Garden and Photo Awards will go ahead again this year - look out for more information over the coming months.

 The Heritage Society 2022 Journal will be available in May and will be distributed to members by email. Printed copies will be on sale at our AGM.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – the Society would welcome any photos (in either digital or printed format) or other memorabilia related to the 70 years reign of Queen Elizabeth II. These will be incorporated into a special display that we hope to show at the festival this year and will also record on our website for future viewing. If you have anything to share with us please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annual Subscriptions 2022-2023 – Members will have been contacted by email requesting payment of their subscription of £6.00. Payment by bank transfer preferred or cheques made payable to HWHS.

The planning applications for the Grey House and former Travis Perkins sites were approved by Hart District Council in February and January 2022 respectively. The application number can be found from the Planning tab above and can be viewed in detail on the HDC web site.

The Society was founded on 14 January 1966 and in normal times we would be celebrating our 56th birthday! As 2022 dawns, we are learning to cope with Omicron but as vast swathes of the population have received three vaccinations we look forward to a more normal life returning. We hope to hold our Annual General Meeting and Spring Meeting on Wednesday, 11 May at the Victoria Hall. Please add the date to your diary and more information will follow in due course.

We are most grateful to Steve Young for undertaking an extensive redevelopment of the Society’s website and we hope you enjoy the additional information now available to our members on many aspects of life in the village.

The recently published book entitled “A Victorian Heritage” written by Andy Morris, a well-known local historian and Committee Member is still available. The 70 page book has been published by the Heritage Society and costs £8. Copies can be obtained by sending your cheque made payable to HWHS to Anne Hallowes, 23 Hazeley Close, Hartley Wintney, HOOK RG27 8QT. If you would prefer to pay by bank transfer, please email Anne for bank details - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Copies of Andy’s previous book “Early Victorian Hartley Wintney” are now available from Hartley Antiques and are also priced at £8 each.

If you care about the village you live in and would like to know more about its rich history and heritage please join the Society to show your support. For more information go to the CONTACT US tab above.