Thrapston District Historical Society was established in 1965 to preserve the history of Thrapston District and its inhabitants.

The Society's activities include monthly meetings on local and family history and visits to local heritage sites.

Thrapston is situated in North Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom.


Monthly Meetings

Thrapston Library
(Entrance at rear of building)

Visitors £2.50

Our members meet on the third Thurday of
March, April, May, June, September, October & November.
Doors open at 7.15 pm and the meeting begins at 7.30 pm, except March at 2 pm for 2.15 pm.

During the meetings we will have an interesting and entertaining speaker, receive an update of events and activitities, enjoy a hot drink and meet up with friends.


Annual Subscription £18 (£16 concessions)

Visitor fee £2.50 per meeting

Contact Us

For more information:

Go to our Facebook page


New Members Welcome!

Free admission for a first visit so why not come along to one of our meetings and see for yourself.

Useful Links

Website: Thrapston Heritage

Facebook: Thrapston Heritage

Meetings Programme

21st September

John Dawkins
Not Just a Teacher....

19th October (7.30 pm)
Eric Franklin
A Pictorial Look Back in Time

16th November (7.30 pm)
Sharn Matthews
Christmas Customs

21st March (2.15 pm)

Members' Social Event

18th April (7.30 pm)
Steve Dimmer
Origins of Nursery Rhymes and Tales

16th May (7.30 pm)
AGM and Members' Contributions

20th June (7.30 pm)
Eric Franklin
The Railways of Northamptonshire

9th September (7.30 pm)
Sheila Underwood
The Elizabethan Ladies of Lyvden New Bield

17th October (7.30 pm)
Sharn Matthews
When Olive Oil was for Earache

21st November (2.15 pm)
Members' Christmas Event

New Members always welcome