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Future Events

Future Meeting dates 2024

26 January 2024 - Stephen Hoadley - From the River Solent to Howards' Way: A Brief History of Southampton Water

22 March 2024 - Jeff Martin - Wills of Hound: From private to public, how one set of documents reveal much about our ancestors' lives in the parish.

24 May 2024 - Nigel Paterson - Lord Radstock of Mayfield

26 July 2024 - Dr Cheryl Butler - Taking the Flounce: Jane Austen &Southampton Spa

27 September 2024 - Andrew Negus - Portsmouth: Harlots, Dung and Glory Part 3 - 1860-1930 Portsmouth Into the Modern Age

29 November 2024 - Geoff Watts - Stories from the Military Cemetery at Royal Victoria Country Park


Future Meeting dates 2025

31 January 2025 - Ursula Pearce - Netley, Yanks and the D-Day Landings

28 March 2025

30 May 2025

25 July 2025

26 September 2025

28 November 2025


Unless otherwise stated meetings start at 7.30pm.

Location: St Edwards Church Hall, Grange Road, Netley, SO31 5FF

There is ample free parking on site.  Visitors and guests are very welcome at £3 each


Past Meeting dates 2023

27 January 2023 - Dr Cheryl Butler - ‘From the Blitz to D Day: Southampton In the Front Line During World War 2 - Bombs, Spitfires, and Yanks'

31 March 2023 - Stephen Hoadley - History of the Floating Bridge in Woolston

19 May 2023 - Jeff Martin - History of the River at Bursledon

28 July 2023 - Andrew Negus - Portsmouth - Harlots, dung and glory

29 September 2023 - Ursula Pearce - The Royal Victoria Hospital and the Development of Netley Abbey Village

24 November 2023 - Andrew Negus - Portsmouth: Harlots, Dung and Glory Part 2  - 1780-1880 Portsmouth Helps Make GB a Superpower