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Worle History Society
Worle History Society

Worle History Society Officers 2023 to 2024

Meet our dedicated team

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.


Julie Daw


Julie has taken on the role of secretary with great verve and enthusiasm.She produces our annual calendars 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.



Alan Turner

Vice Chair and Programme Organiser

Alan takes over chairman's duties when Dave Hart is away.  He also plans the meeting programmes, books speakers and keeps in touch with them.  Quite a job!


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. 


To be appointed

Membership Secretary

We need to appoint a new membership secretary, since our great friend Peter Johnson has retired.  Watch this space.

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.


Andy Harris

New Committee member.  Welcome Andy!

Andy volunteered to join the committee in 2023 and attended his first committee meeting in June.  He lives on Worlebury and has a good deal of knowledge about the area.  He is also helping to set up the hall at our monthly meetings.  Good to have you along, Andy.



Jenny Gosden

Committee secretary

Founder member of the Society.  Jenny takes the minutes and produces the agendas for our monthly committee meetings.  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.


Melissa Feltham

Schools co-ordinator

Melissa was elected onto the committee at our 2022 AGM.  She works at Mendip Green School and takes a great interest in education and visual aids.  She and her family are currently engaged in a new 'Then and Now' photography project.


Committee elected by membership at the 2021 AGM.    Officers agreed by the committee at the September 2021 meeting and posted on this page.

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 meeting dates for 2021-22 will be agreed monthly in accordance with Covid rules.



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 2022. Email the secretary with your details. Thank you.



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