Month: October 2022

October 31, 2022|Reports

“More Harlots, less Dung and plenty of Glory?: The history of Portsmouth – Part 3” – Andrew Negus

Andrew Negus returned for a stonking part 3 of his history of Portsmouth, covering the glory days of Portsmouth’s dockyard and the town in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Sixty-one members and guests heard how the introduction of proper sewers saved hundreds or possibly thousands of lives, and how the navy transformed Portsmouth harbour,…

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October 31, 2022|News

Wickham Village Life Exhibition – A buzz of activity

508 visitors thronged the WHS Wickham Village Life Exhibition held over the first weekend of October – that worked out at one visitor a minute, with queues to get in at busy times. It has been 59 years since Wickham History Society last held an exhibition, back in 1963. This (much delayed) exhibition marked the…

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