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Hunnington Station

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Bluebird Toffee Factory, Hunnington

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Romsley Sanatorium

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St Kenelm's Church, Romsley

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Vincent's Houses, Hunnington

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Vincent's Toffee Factory, Hunnington

About Us

Our Society covers the history of the north Worcestershire villages of Romsley and Hunnington. Our activities include lectures on a wide variety of subjects of local interest as well as transcribing of historical records.

We are a small and friendly group and always welcome visitors as well as potential members. Please come along to a meeting and discover for yourselves.

All meetings held at 7.30 p.m. in

St Kenelm's Church Hall, Bromsgrove Road, Romsley.

from September to May, on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
See Programme for full details.


Programme 2016-17

Our meeting season for 2016-17:

Autumn 2016

  • 27 September - Hagley Park, Past and Present, Joe Hawkins Meeting Report
  • 25 October - The Young Diarist of Hartlebury, Diana Clutterbuck Meeting Report
  • 22 November - Herbert Austin and the Story of Longbridge, Max Hunt Meeting Report


  • 28 February - Repair Work at the Old Naval College in Greenwich, Derek Clarke Meeting Report
  • 28 March - The Black Country in the Great War, Mike Pearson Meeting Report
  • 25 April - Richard III, Max Keen Meeting Report
  • 23 May - Annual General Meeting and Romsley & Hunnington in 1939, Julian Hunt Meeting Report
  • 27 June - Victorian & Edwardian Buildings of Birmingham and the Black Country, Tim Bridges
    Meeting Report

Meetings 7.30pm at Romsley Church Hall. For more details please contact Paul Share (Chairman) on 01562 710197

Summer Events


Wednesday 13th September will be a very important day for the Society. Julian Hunt's book on the Court Rolls is due to be released and to celebrate everyone is invited to the Church Hall, between 2-5pm, for tea and cakes.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 26th September at 7.30pm, in the Church Hall, when Paul Harding and Helen Lee will give a talk on Medieval Medicine and Surgery. Paul's talks are usually vividly dramatised and are always fascinating. Why not come along and see for yourself?


Click the links to read reports from the 2016 AGM and other meetings during the 2015-16 season.

For other local history events see What's on in Worcestershire, compiled by the Worcestershire Local History Forum.


Stourbidge Family History Group

Tuesday 19th September, 7.00 p.m.

Stourbridge Family History Group is holding an open research evening on Tuesday 19th September at 7pm, St Peter's Centre, Pedmore Lane, Pedmore. DY9 0SW.

Click to see their flyer for further details.

Dudley History Day, 7 October

Dudley Archives and Local History Service will be holding its annual Local History Day on Saturday 7th October 2017.

Further details in their flyer and at

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Some contents of this website are taken from the book Romsley and Hunnington, a Millennium History,
written by Joe Hunt and Julian Hunt and published by the Parish Councils of Romsley and Hunnington, in association with the RHHS.

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