Oxton History Books for sale

Oxton History Publications, produced by the Oxton History Group, are now available to purchase online. Our publications tell the stories of prominent and interesting Oxton people from the past. Much of what we write is based on our original research. For further...

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Oxton 40 Years Book for Xmas

Oxton 40 Years Book for Xmas

Oxton Society Members have received a complimentary copy of our Commemorative Book by our Secretary, Alan Chape. Further copies of this lavishly illustrated, full-colour 60pp book are available both to members and non-members, for sale at £5.00. What a great Xmas...

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An Oxton Family Quiz

An Oxton Family Quiz

This is a Quiz about Oxton for younger children and their parents, grandparents or caretakers mostly, though anyone could do it if they fancied a Walk around our Village. The questions are mostly observational and require no particular knowledge. There are two sets of...

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New RHS Awards

New RHS Awards

Over the past few years the Oxton Society has received numerous awards from the Royal Horticultural Society for our Hanging Baskets and Secret Gardens.  Obviously in 2020 things were different.  However, we have been given three special awards this year for...

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BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

  Sadly we have abandoned our popular Xmas Lights Switch-on. But we are lighting up the village again from the end of November – dreaming of a White Christmas.   This year there will be no crowds - so no income to help pay for the lights. We are getting £500 from...

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Latest Blue Plaque unveiled

Latest Blue Plaque unveiled

A Blue Plaque commemorating the the Willmer Sisters, who were among the first female newspaper editors in the country in the early 1900s, was unveiled outside their former home in Wellington Rd on September 19. Laura and Jeannie Willmer were editors of the Wallasey...

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July History Periodical – now available

OXTON SOCIETY JULY HISTORY PERIODICAL   Sorry, but we are unable to print and distribute the History Periodical as normal. You can access it by using this link.    In time there will be a reduced print run as some people like to keep back numbers.  If you would like...

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July (virtual) Newsletter now available

July (virtual) Newsletter now available

Once again we regret that we are unable to print and distribute the Oxton Society Newsletter as normal.  However, we have produced a version of the July Newsletter which you can read using this link. We are hoping that at some point we will be able to arrange a...

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A Big Thankyou

A Big Thankyou

A LETTER TO OUR MEMBERS We hope you and your family are well and have been free of Coronavirus and have not felt too constrained  by the challenges of lockdown.  It has been truly sad that OXTON  Village has lacked its usual vibrancy and we miss all the businesses...

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CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY TOGETHER, 1979 – 2019

CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY TOGETHER, 1979 – 2019

This booklet, by Alan Chape, the Secretary of the Oxton Society, has been written to celebrate 40 years of the Oxton Conservation Area and the Oxton Society. It contains a commentary on the nature of change in the area and the Society over the past 40 years and...

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