Our Society was founded in 1996 and is run by a small group of people from the village. We share a passionate interest in our community, its people and how it has come to be the way it is. We also understand the importance of recording and maintaining stories, records and artefacts from the village and surrounding areas for the benefit of future generations.

We hold a regular calendar of well-attended talks and lectures in Sarratt Village Hall - meetings take place on Tuesdays at 7:30 for 8pm, with members attending free. Our Annual General Meeting takes place in January and we publish a programme of events every Spring.

We also arrange occasional ‘one-off’ walks of historical interest, and special exhibitions linked to specific historical anniversaries and commemorations.

A programme of events is published each Spring and sent to members. Membership is open to all and, as we research the history of local places and people, we encourage everyone to share their local knowledge with us.

Get to Know Us...

Our Next Meetings:

Saturday21 October

An archaeological walk in the Chess valley
(Postponed from last year)

Dr Wendy Morrison

Dr. Morrison is a Senior Associate Tutor for Archaeology at Oxford University, researching Prehistoric Landscape Archaeology. She currently works for the Chilterns Conservation Board as Project Manager of the Beacons of the Past Hillforts project. Wendy will take us on a short archaeological walk in the Chess valley.
Meet at 2.30 pm in the car park at Restore Hope, Latimer Park Farm, Chesham HP5 1TU

Tuesday 14 November

History of a Local Family: The Biggerstaffs

Tony Bond, Committee Member, Sarratt Local History Society

The Biggerstaff family have been a key part of village life for over 100 years through their eponymous garage, the development of which reflected changes in Sarratt through the 20th Century - from bicycles to SUVs!

We are always looking for anyone who is interested in Local History to join the Committee of the society, please contact Sue Clark, Chair SLHS if you would like to come on board.

We hope to finalise our 2023 programme before the end of the year

Feel free to check in again for further details

Our Usual Meeting place: Sarratt Village Hall
Time: 7:30 for 8
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Interested in
Membership of the Society?

Membership is open to all. An annual fee of £10 per adult is payable upon joining, and is renewable at the following AGM. Members are entitled to attend SLHS meetings without charge; the entry fee for non-members is £3:50, payable at the door.

Please download and complete a Membership Form and send your payment to the Treasurer.

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A line of succession
stretching across the centuries...

This is how Sarratt celebrated the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

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