Welcome to Appledore!

5th May 2021 Appledore Local History Society would like to extend a very warm welcome to everyone who has recently moved to Appledore. We are open to anyone who has an interest in Appledore and its...

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Appeal for Artefacts and Photographs

29th March 2021 Lockdown has meant that our museum plans have been delayed, but we are hopeful that we will be able to continue with the project very soon! With this in mind, we would like to make an...

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A roundup of ALHS projects since 2019

8th March 2021 Since we are all still living with the effects of COVID-19 and the changes it has brought to our lives in the most unexpected ways, we at the Appledore Local History Society have not been...

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February News

19th January 2021 ‘MUSEUM WORTHY’ WINDOW Last year we were approached about a window that was discovered within the wall of 10 The Street when it was being renovated some years ago. The window needed...

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December News

31st December 2020 Museum Update Over the coming months we hope to be able to start putting together our small museum in the Methodist Chapel. If you have any photographs or other items relating to the...

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10th November 2020 The Appledore Beacon which was erected to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the cessation of hostilities during the Great War (WW1), now stands as the only single memorial in the...

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August News

19th August 2020 Circular walk from Appledore Funnily enough I have had time to do more walks locally in the last few months than I have in the last 14 years of having lived in Appledore! One of the...

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July News

25th June 2020 Mill Farm, Appledore Heath During lockdown we have seen an increase in the number of enquiries from people with family links to Appledore looking to connect with their past. Most recently...

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April News

26th March 2020           Appledore Station Talk We would like to express our gratitude to Stuart Searle for the fascinating talk he gave on 12th March on the history of Appledore...

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Appledore Station Talk

26th March 2020 On Thursday, 12th March 2020, at the Methodist Hall, Stuart Searle presented a very interesting talk on Appledore Station. Stuart supported his talk with a slideshow of photographs from his...

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