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Worle History Society
Worle History Society

Worle History Society Officers 2021 to 2022

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 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.



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.


Alan Turner

Organises the programme for monthly meetings

Alan was elected to the committee on 3rd September 2021 following the pandemic.  He presented his programme for 2021-22 to the membership and  attended his first committee meeting in September 2021.  Welcome aboard Alan.


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.



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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