Welcome to The History Society of Zimbabwe Website 2020
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
Dear Members, This is a reminder of our Annual Luncheon. Even if you have already booked and paid please still do read below, especially the Dress and Drinks items as well as the final paragraph. If you have already booked and paid, (70 of you have done so already,) I am very pleased you will…Read More
The History Society of Zimbabwe, and the Rhodesiana Society before it, have provided their members and their guests with a series of talks, film shows and outings of a diverse nature and on varied topics such as “The Anglo-Zulu War” to “Some Birds and Birding Characters of the past”. Herewith below is a list of…Read More
HSZ National Executive Committee, 2020/2021
(Heritage Magazine Editor)
(Mashonaland Branch Representative)
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2020/2021
(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.