Who are we?

Four people studying plans on site
Prof Chris Dyer, vising the Campden House Dig
Who are we?

The President of Chipping Campden History Society:

Professor Christopher Dyer, CBE FBA, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Leicester.

Chris Dyer has a special interest in developments in society in the medieval period.  His publications include books on medieval history with particular reference to life and society, including a Moreton-in-Marsh wool merchant, John Heritage, concentrating on the dynamics of a society, economy and landscape at a crucial stage in the emergence of the modern world.  He is a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

He is Vice President of the Agricultural History Society and the Society for Medieval Archaeology, Medieval Settlement Research Group; and Chairman of the Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust Executive Committee.  He is also currently Chairman of the Dugdale Society and President of the Worcestershire Historical Society.


Carol Jackson, a former Chairman of CADHAS and currently Query Co-ordinator.

Carol co-ordinates responses to the many enquiries that come in from all over the world. She is also the Editor of ‘Signpost’, the CCHS Journal – email your contributions for publication to signpost@chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk .


Jennifer Fox has been the CCHS Chairman since 2021.

Jennifer moved to Campden from Stratford upon Avon, having lived and worked in the area for many years.  She originally trained as an Occupational Therapist and worked in various fields of physical and mental health rehabilitation in Social Services, the NHS and in palliative care in the voluntary sector as a clinician, manager, adviser and board member. She served as a Justice of the Peace on the Stratford Bench and was a trustee of a mental health charity. She was also an Advisor with Citizens Advice Bureau for 15 years during which time she worked as an independent auditor and project manager.  She also is a volunteer at Court Barn Museum.  Her main interests are music and history.


Chairman: Jennifer Fox
Vice Chairman: (vacant)
Secretary: Sue Bryant
Treasurer: Alan Barclay
Archives: Judith Ellis
Programme: Ann Hettich
Judith Ellis and Jennifer Fox
(Judy Barclay – non Committee)
Other members:
Sue Badger, Nick Woodward

To contact anyone on the Committee, please email enquiries@chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk

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