Linton and District History Society

Where History Comes To Life

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Welcome to the website of the Linton and District History Society. The Linton and District History Society (LDHS) was founded in 1983. Its purpose is to host a lecture and fieldwork programme on historical topics which extends from the local to the international. The LDHS also provides a forum for local research and record keeping.

Society Meetings

Meetings are held at 7.00pm on Wednesday evenings when refreshments  (tea/coffee and biscuits) are served during October and March. Lectures start at 7.30pm prompt and last for approximately an hour, followed by questions. We warmly welcome both members and visitors.

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions all meetings are cancelled until February 2021 although this date is subject to change.


LDHS welcomes new members. Annual membership costs £5 and each meeting £2. Entry for visitors is £3. There is no charge for students in full time education.

Upon joining the LDHS members are issued with a Programme Card which gives details of all lectures for the academic year, plus information on committee contact details and the website.

Please contact the Treasurer at or any member of the committee for more information.

Understanding the Past to enhance the Future

Old Linton 1930’s