Month: May 2024

May 31, 2024|News | Reports

Wickham History Society: Annual Report 2023 – 2024

Chair’s Introduction Firstly, I should like to express our sorrow at the death of Margaret Edgworth. Margaret had joined the Committee relatively recently but had already become very involved in our oral history work. We all miss her enthusiasm and dedication. It is very encouraging that our membership continues to grow – reflecting the care…

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May 31, 2024|Reports

“Southampton: Water, Slaughter And Trade” – Andrew Negus

Having completed his four-part history of Portsmouth in the autumn of 2023, Andrew Negus joined us again for the first of a three-part talk on the history of Southampton. Did you know that Southampton has more surviving original stone city walls even than York or that the abbreviation Hants is because our county was originally…

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