Welcome to the Long Melford Historical & Archaeology Society Website

We are a thriving local history group that meets at 7.30 pm at

The Old School Community Centre, The Green, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9DW

New members and visitors are assured a warm welcome.

2021/2022 Programme



16 September

Photographs of Old Melford from the Sandham Archive - Ian Sandham and Henry Ruse


21 October

Melford, a history in ten documents

- Dr Lyn Boothman


18 November

Suffolk's Greatest Christian, the Reverend Charles Martyn, his times and burial in Long Melford

- Peter Thorogood




17 February

Members' Evening - short talks by Members


17 March

CANCELLED - Life and Death in the Bronze Age - Edward Martin

Replacement Speaker: David Deacon from Lavenham, - Things were different when I was a child.


21 April

AGM followed by The Stained Glass in Long Melford Church - Simon Edge


June and July

2 Visits to other Parishes - details to be announced no later than the Members' Evening



President: Ashley Cooper                     Vice-President: Henry Ruse                      Chair: Janice Hood


For membership enquiries please contact:

 Julie Thomson tel:01787 375329,

or download our new membership forms using the tab at the top of the page.

Facebook Page

The LMHAS Facebook page is now up and running.

Why not join and see what members are posting?

(c) Long Melford Historical and Archaeological Society - Last updated 31/03/2022