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.
Every time we place new material onto the web site we will tell you about it here. This site was last updated on 1st Oct 2020
People on Plinths
A presentation of 10 prominent people on plinths in Hampshire (Nov 2020 Talk)People on Plinths
Of Hoards and Treasure
A presentation of some of the various hoards that have been found on the Woolmer ForestTreasure Hoards
75 Years since VJ Day
We were unable to Mark the 75th year in 2020 so this is what happened 25 years ago75th VJ Day
GW Quiz Time Fun
Test your knowledge of Gilbert White and his Natural History of Selbourne with Quiz Time Fun.Play the Quiz
WW2 Bombs of Bordon
(Update) Read about the WW2 bombs that were droped on Bordon Whitehill and Longmoor Camp...Bordon WW2 Bombs
We deeply regret that for the health of our older members we have decided to postpone planed further physical meetings of WFHS until September 2021, due to the recent rising of the Covid infection rate.
We are working on bringing to you Virtual meetings, presentations and historical videos till then.
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
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.