The first meeting of the Silver Threads Club was held in the Baptist Schoolroom on 14th November 1952, other venues have included the Congregational Hall, the United Church and the Corn Exchange. The club started with a membership of 25 and has increased over the years. The oldest member was Mrs Sarah Elliott who continued until her death in 1963 at the age of 95. Over the years the club has had a choir, held social meetings, dinners, bring and buy meetings, concerts, visited places and entertained other clubs.
Extracted from: The Changing Faces of Faringdon and Surrounding Villages – Book 3 p45. By Rosemary Church, Jim Brown, Millie Bryan and Beryl Newman. Robert Boyd Publications. Now out of print.