In 2011, the History Society's of Botley & Curdridge and Durley amalgamated to form the Botley, Curdridge and Durley History Society.
For history relating to Durley, see web page Durley Village Web Site
For Durley News Letters Click on Durley News Letters
The History Society meets monthly from September until April at 8.00pm at the Diamond Jubilee Hall, Botley Centre, Botley (See programme below)
See Botley's history displayed in 'Botley Past & Present a DVD History of the village' by Derek Cole & Dennis Stokes
Read about 'Botley and Curdridge - 'A History of Two Hampshire Villages' by Dennis Stokes - Price £12-50 (Obtainable from
27th November - 'Mid Hants Railway - Watercress Line' 11th December - 'Christmas Party'
Botley Parish Registers 1679-1837 - by Mick Cooper (opens in New Window)
Baptisms in Botley There are over 6000 entries covering the period from 1679 to November 1975
Click on Baptisms Database to view and search.
For some old Botley Photos Click on image below to see larger picture
'Botley -Past & Present' A DVD showing the history of the village from Roman times to the present day.
Cost £5-00 plus postage & packing (£1-20UK) from Derek Cole ( ) or Dennis Stokes ( )
Botley and Curdridge - A History of Two Hampshire Villages. Book published in 2007 by the Botley and Curdridge Local History Society is now available at The Penny Farthing Gallery, High Street, Botley (Price £12.50)
The River Hamble - A History by David Chun Published in 2009. From the source at Bishop's Waltham to the Solent, this detailed history is particularly relevant to Botley and Curdridge. Available from good bookshops & Bishop's Waltham Post Office.
Botley Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
A DVD by Derek Cole shows the village events of this joyous event. Available now at The Penny Farthing Gallery, The Square, Botley.(Price £5-00)