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The Aims and Objects of the Society
The Society exists to promote historical studies and to encourage research. It also aims to unite all who wish to foster a wider appreciation and knowledge of the History of Zimbabwe and neighbouring territories.
A Brief History of the Society
From 1949 to 1952 two civil servants, Harry Archie Cripwell of the then Native Department and Brendon William Lloyd of the then Native Education Department found that they shared an interest in books on Rhodesian.
Latest News & Events
That the 11th November 2018 fell on a Sunday was a miracle indeed! To be able to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice, as shared all around the world, became the single objective of our society at its annual luncheon. In order to tie-in precisely with the 11th hour of the 11th day of the…Read More
Dear Members, An opportunity has arisen, at rather short notice, for us to hear a talk entitled “The 60thAnniversary of the Damming of Kariba – with some notes on challenges, current events, and the future.” The talk will be delivered by Jono Waters on Sunday 25thNovember 2018 at 11.00 am at St Georges College Beit…Read More
Dear Members and friends attending our luncheon, Thank you all so much for our bookings and payments. The banking system has given me and Adele, our Treasurer, a fair bit of detective work as a good number of payments did not disclose who they were from. Hopefully all will be revealed and I have accepted…Read More
HSZ National Executive Committee, 2018/2019
(Deputy Chairman and Honorary Secretary)
(Heritage Magazine Editor)
(Mashonaland Branch Representative)
(Treasurer - non elected)
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2018/2019
(Membership & Communications)
History Society of Zimbabwe - Mashonaland Branch Committee 2017 / 2018
Back Row: John Tayler, Robin Taylor, Bob Challiss, Stan Fynes-Clinton (Honorary Treasurer) and Ben Kaschula
Front Row: (Left to Right): Julia Russell (Minute Secretary), Charles Castelin (Chairman), Ray Roberts and Fiona Atkinson.
Missing: Meg Cumming, Glyn Vale, Jim Holland and John McCarthy.
History Society of Zimbabwe - National Executive Committee 2018 / 2019
Back Row: (Left to Right): Charles Castelin, Fraser Edkins (Heritage Editor), Robin Taylor, John McCarthy.
Front Row: (Left to Right): Kevin Atkinson (Deputy Chairman), Tim Tanser (Chairman), Ray Roberts.