Welford Historical Society


Ridgeway Military & Aviation Research Group Section



Formed in 1991 to collect, record and preserve WW2 history from the area together with other military and aviation matters

Covering Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire


Monthly meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month in building 229 at RAF Welford (unless advised otherwise) and are open to members only


Contact the group Join the group Committee members
History of the group Historical collection Past meetings
Publications Links


An article from the group's archive:

When the War Came to Faringdon

(published in RMARGazine Number 38 Autumn 2011 Page 8)

(previous articles are listed here)


Grove Airfield book update:

The first part of an updated version (November 2018) is available and can be downloaded here.


Future Thursday meetings:

30th May 2019: Paul Barnet "Light in the Darkest Hour"

27th June 2019: John Bridgeman "The Oxfordshire Hussars"

25th July 2019: B.B.Q.

29th August 2019: David Hands "The Hawker Typhoon"

26th September 2019: Chris Bigg "The Airbus"

31st October 2019: Larkin "RAF Holton: The Apprentices"



This is the official website of The Ridgeway Military & Aviation Research Group. Please can any emails sent by members or individuals on behalf of the group and anyone replying to such emails be copied to the group's email address: rmarg@hotmail.co.uk

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