Speakers for the coming season

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Speakers for the 2019 – 2020 programme have now been confirmed. Dates and speakers are: September 17th 2019 Wig, Powder & Windows ~ Phoebe Merrick October 15th Mills & Milling ~ Martin Gregory November 19th Harlots, Dung & Glory Pt … Continued

Summer Picnic 2019

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The Summer picnic for the History Society has become a regular event and is normally blessed with fine warm weather, however this year was far from the case with very heavy showers and a chill wind, not picnic weather!  This … Continued

Chairman’s Report 2019

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  I first of all I must apologise for not presenting this in person and would like to thank Peter Mills for chairing this meeting in my place. 2018/19 Season has been very busy and productive for the Society.  Attendances … Continued

History of the Ordnance Survey

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Thankful for the great British mapping system, history society members managed to find their way to the community centre and listen to a talk about the history of Ordnance Survey. The founding father of the Ordnance Survey is considered to … Continued

HARLOTS, DUNG AND GLORY

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BY ANDREW NEGUS Titchfield History Society will be getting a bit of a reputation.  Earlier this year we learnt about the medieval brothels in London and have now progressed to the Harlots of Portsmouth.  Andrew Negus gave a light-hearted presentation, … Continued

Committee Meeting at HMS Victory

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The Committee were given permission to hold a meeting in the Officers Wardroom of HMS Victory, followed by a very informative tour of the ship, ending in a traditional rum tot. Fabulous opportunity.