Woolmer Forest Heritage Society

History and Archaeology of Bordon Whitehill by The Woolmer Forest Heritage Society. Uncovering Heritage and History to be found on your doorstep


Welcome to the WFHS

This is our home page and is where you will find all the latest developments at the Society and updates to this site. You can return to this page quickly from anywhere on the site by clicking our logo that is always visible on the top left of every page. Full index of subjects on our Site Map or use our custom search engine above.

At our Society we aim to inform you of the History, Heritage and Archaeology of the Bordon and Whitehill Parish, in Hampshire, by uncovering the Military Heritage and Civilian History to be found on your doorstep.


whats new

Every time we place new material onto the web site we will tell you about it here. New content information only remains featured here for 30 days from posting. This site was last updated on 5th June 2020

ww2 bombs

WW2 Bombs of Bordon

(Update) Read about the WW2 bombs that were droped on Bordon Whitehill and Longmoor Camp...

Bordon WW2 Bombs
ww2 roadblock

WW2 Bordon Roadblock

(Update) Read about the WW2 Roadblock used to protect Bordon Whitehill and Longmoor Camp...

Bordon Roadblock
ww2 mortors

Spigot Mortors

(Update) Read about the history of the WWII Spigot Mortor emplacements to be found in Bordon and Whitehill...

Spigot Mortor
Photographic Archive

Photo Archive

Added 500 Black & White photos from the 1900's processed with artifical colour bringing history to life...

Photographs
Quiz

Quiz Time Fun

Test your historical knowledge of the Bordon and Whitehill area by taking part in this short quiz...

Play the Quiz
lectures

Video Presentations

Join us online for archived Videos and Lectures or join us for real time online video chat with MEET...

Go Interactive

next meeting We hold meetings every first Wednesday of the Month from September to May. Here we can inform you of the content of the upcoming meetings and any changes that may be needed to take place like the recent Covid19 outbreak.


Meeting

English Civil War
Sep 2nd 2020

A talk on the English Civil War of 1642-1651 to be given by Mr Sean White

Meeting

The Battle of Britain
Oct 7th 2020

A talk on the Battle of Britian in the Wessex area to be given by Mr Jonh Smith

Meeting

People and Plinths
Nov 4th 2020

A talk about "People and Plinths" an enigmatic title to be given by Tony Cross



membership


> Membership

The Annual Membership for The Woolmer Forest Heritage Society is currently set at £ 12.00. If you would like to become a member just turn up at any of our monthly meetings held at the Forest Community Centre at Bordon on the First Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm.

There is a small entry fee to attend each of our informative talks but this also covers the refreshments provided during the mid-way break. This is priced at £ 2.00 for our Members and £ 3.00 (for now) for Visitors / Non Members per session.


> Contact us

For more information you can send us an electronic message or phone us on the contact numbers below.

For details of our regular talks and outings or to join please contact: Chairman Dr Chris Wain on 01420 472329 or Vice Chairman Colin Brash on 01428 713256 


> Acknowledgements

The Society thanks all those who have provided photographs, text and design for this site including Hampshire County Council Museums & Archives Service, David Graham, Chris Perry, Adam Carew, Colin Brash, Chris and Bill Wain, Tony Rudgard, Jeni Child, Alan Horsfield and Time Teams Victor Ambrus.