“To conserve and preserve the history of Dorney Parish and the area”
The Dorney History Group is a not-for-profit association of people who work together in order to research, record and promote all aspects of the history of the Dorney area.
We are a group of local residents who love our village and the surrounding area and respect and enjoy the history of the area.
We want to research the history and share it with others around the world who might be interested.
Providing access to the facts, figures, people and places is what we want to do.
Sharing this through this website is, we believe, the best way of bringing it all together.
We hope you agree.
We regularly add or update information on this website.
Please follow the links below to the updates.
April 2018: Dorney War Memorial 1939-1945 Second World War
The Dorney War Memorial was created in the early 1950s on the south side of Village Road, adjoining Dorney Common. Includes details of the fallen.
April 2018: Dorney in Kelly's Directories 1864 - 1915
Trade directories including Dorney residents and businesses - 1864, 1883, 1903, 1907, 1911, 1915
Virginia is a regular contributor of Dorney history articles for Dorney Parish News.
June 2017: The History of Dorney in Buckinghamshire.
From 1265 to the present day, including the arguments for and against Dorney being in Berks or remaining in Bucks in 1972.