Meeting Cancelled

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Because of the uncertainty about the spread of the Coronavirus it seemed wise to cancel next Tuesday’s meeting on March 17th. When the situation becomes clearer we will be able to plan future group activities, but for the moment please … Continued

Gothic Tourism

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a Titchfield History Society talk By Cheryl Butler At the last minute Cheryl Butler kindly offered this talk, as the planned speaker was unwell. To most members the title didn’t give much away, but what a fascinating insight into 18th … Continued

WILLIAM COBBETT – MAN OF HAMPSHIRE

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Most people have heard of William Cobbett but our speaker Dr Richard Aldous really brought his story alive. William Cobbett was an agriculturist, soldier, journalist, politician and campaigner against corruption and for reform. He was a prolific writer who is … Continued

New Titchfield Book

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Better late than never! After much delay the new Titchfield book was delivered this morning. I will be at the Queen’s Head to distribute/sell from 1 pm.

A New Publication

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This book, which has been put together by some History Society members has dug into the archive of old photographs, and used some new photographs, taken by Phil Burner, to show the scene as it it today. There are more … Continued

Wig, Powder and Windows

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When Phoebe Merrick told her audience that she was going to talk about tax, there was a good natured groan from the audience. Who loves taxation? – although we all recognise its necessity for good government, and of course it … Continued