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

Titchfield Emblem

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      New Emblem for Titchfield  – see link http://titchfieldemblem.org which will be gradually populated 

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.