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

Breweries of Titchfield

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BREWERIES AND PUBS OF TITCHFIELD Brewing was like baking in early times, undertaken by many ordinary tenants. Before public water supply companies, well and river water could be unreliable, brewing was one of the methods of sterilizing it for consumption. … Continued

Summer Outing Winchester

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This Season’s Summer Outing for History Society members and guests  will take us to Winchester to visit the Hospital of St Cross and Winchester College. On arrival we will have refreshments, followed by our own group tour carried out by … Continued