News and Info

New Palace Guide

As a result of a newly forged agreement between the Society and English Heritage the Guide to Bishop’s Waltham Palace, first written by John Hare in 1987 and last printed in 1999, has now been updated and reprinted… The Society has paid the printing costs.

Rare Half-Penny Token

In November, as a token of continuing collaboration between the two organisations, the Society gave, on permanent loan, a rare half-penny token to the Bishop’s Waltham Museum which had been bought earlier in the year. The token had been issued by a Bishop’s Waltham grocer, Henry Penford, in 1666… 350 years ago!