Worle History Society Officers 2021

Dave Hart


Dave took over the chair after the pandemic, in May 2021.  He already plans and leads the Society's August walk every year. He has contributed some excellent research on an array of topics and he wrote 'A Brief History of Worle' for this website.  He also catalogues our collection of photographs.


Bob Champ

Vice Chair

Bob was our chairman for 4 years and is still very much at the heart of things.  He is liaising with local schools and organising history walks and talks with pupils and staff. He is also interviewing folk for our oral history archives.


Julie Daw


Julie has taken on the role of secretary with great verve and enthusiasm.She is producing our 2020 calendar and is looking after our IT needs and publicity along with her other duties.  Her experience running Worle Horticultural Society for several years will be invaluable.


Peter Johnson

Membership Secretary

Peter joined Worle History Society in the very early days and served as chairman for three years.  He is our most active researcher and has produced some fascinating reports for our archives.  You will meet him on the welcome table at our monthly meetings.


Nadine Kilvington


Nadine has been our treasurer since 2009 when we started and has a genius for balancing the books.  She also belongs to the research team and has an interest in family history. 


 Committee Members   

Raye Green

Archivist, website designer and social media

Raye updates the website and facebook pages daily and looks after the Society archives, which is also a fascinating daily task.  She also runs the Research Team and hosts meetings and open days every quarter.


Jenny Kingsbury

Online banking and accounts

Jenny handles our online banking needs in close communication with the treasurer.  She has strong links with several other local clubs and societies. Member of our research group and archivist.  She is standing down at the 2021 AGM and will hard to replace.,


Jenny Gosden

Committee secretary

Founder member of the Society.  Jenny takes the minutes and produces the agendas for our monthly committee minutes.  Born and bred in Worle, Jenny served on Weston Town Council and North Somerset Council for several years.  She helps to man the welcome table with Peter.


Paul Davis

Schools Co-ordinator

You may know Paul through 2 of our local schools.  Paul taught at St. Martins for several years and oversaw their history curriculum.  He is now Key Stage 2 Leader at Becket School in North Worle.  He is organising a history forum for local school teachers


Committee Members Sept 2019 to March 2021


  Officers are as agreed by the committee at the September 2019 meeting and will be unchanged until we are able to re-launch.

Members, please contact one or all of us if you have items you would like to put on the agenda for committee meetings. Thank you.

Committee Meetings for 2021 are taking place online via Zoom.




Minutes of Committee meetings since the Society was established are recorded in a minutes book which is available, by arrangement, for anyone who is interested. From April 2012 they are digitally recorded and lodged in the Orange File held by the secretary.

We would also love to hear from any of our members who are interested in standing for the committee at the AGM in September 2021. Email the secretary with your details. Thank you.



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