About The History Society of Zimbabwe
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.
HSZ National Committee, 2023/2024
Left to Right: Charles Castelin (Chairman); Robin Taylor; Fraser Edkins (Editor of Heritage); Tim Tanser; Robin Bottomley (Mashonaland Chairman); Professor Ray Roberts; Kevin Atkinson; John McCarthy.
Absent: Marco Faccio (Treasurer); Charles Waghorn.
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2023/2024
Left to Right: Marco Faccio (Treasurer); Charles Waghorn; Robin Taylor; Prof. Ray Roberts; Glyn Vale; Harald Solberg (IT and Webmaster); Doug McClymont; Charles Castelin (Membership and Communications); Robin Bottomley (Chairman); Kevin Atkinson (former National Chairman)
HSZ National Committee, 2022/2023
Left to Right: Robin Taylor, John McCarthy, Kevin Atkinson (Chair), Tim Tanser, Fraser Edkins (Editor), Marian McClymont (Hon Treasurer and Secretary), Doug McClymont ( Mash Branch Chair), Charles Castelin .
Absent: Ray Roberts.
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2022/2023
Left to Right: Charles Castelin; (Membership and Communications); Robin Bottomley; Stan Fynes-Clinton; John Tayler; Doug McClymont; (Chairman) Marco Faccio; Kevin Atkinson (National Chairman)
Absent: Robin Taylor, Glyn Vale and Anne Campbell
HSZ National Executive Committee, 2020/2021
(Heritage Magazine Editor)
(Mashonaland Branch Representative)
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2020/2021
(Membership & Communications)
Kevin Atkinson (National Chairman)
Missing from photo John McCarthy, Julia Russell, Marco Faccio
From Left Stan Fynes-Clinton, John Tayler, Kevin Atkinson, Robin Taylor (Chairman), Charles Castelin, Meg Cumming, Doug McClymont.
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.