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Droxford History Group

Droxford History Group was established in 2014.  It was formed following an open public meeting that showed great local interest in a broad range of historical subjects and some enthusiasm for new research.  Annual membership costs the very economical sum of £10 per head.

The Group holds meetings every other month on a Thursday in the village hall, 7.30 pm, that include a talk on matters of interest.  These generally have a local flavour or some relevance to the area, however tenuous!  Details of meetings are given below in the Programme of Events, non-members are very welcome to attend for a small charge. There are plans to expand activity into workshops on family history research and more general, historical research.  We hope to encourage groups of members to research local topics and for individuals to document the story behind their houses.

The simplest way to become a member is to come along to one of the meetings, where we will be delighted to tell you more and sign you up. Refreshments are available, at a small price, before and after meetings.

Committee Members (click on title to email directly)

Title Name Telephone


Michael Profit

01489 877452


Ian Withers

01489 877595


Olive Hathaway

01489 878768

Cttee Member

Pauline Tilt

01489 877548

Cttee Member

John Whittaker

01489 877788

Droxford Village Community Droxford History Group

History Group Programme of Events

Date Title Details


Talk by Andrew Negus on Portsmouth 1100-1790

Droxford Village Hall


Talk by Rachel Dean on Droxford shops remembered

Droxford Village Hall


History Walk Around Petersfield


AGM and talk by Nick Fletcher on Droxford British Legion

Droxford Village Hall


Talk by Anthony McEwen on the River Meon

Droxford Village Hall


Talk by Andrew Negus on Portsmouth 1830-1930

Droxford Village Hall