A society dedicated to studying and researching the history of Southampton in general, but with particular reference to the City areas east of the River Itchen - Bitterne, Bitterne Park, Harefield, Itchen, Merry Oak, Midanbury, Peartree, Sholing, Thornhill, Townhill Park, Weston and Woolston.

Latest News

Our Lion Cup writing competition is now open. Details are here.


Our Charity Shop has now re-opened, 10.00 to 16.00, Monday to Friday
Our Museum and Heritage Centre will reopen when regulations allow


Our Meeting for May has been cancelled


The Society can now receive donations from retailers when you shop online, at no cost to you.

More details here




Next Event

Meeting: Saturday 12th June, 'Building Spitfires: Without a Factory' by Alan Matlock

Bitterne Map 1897

OS 25 Inch Hampshire & Isle of Wight Sheet LXV.8 dated 1897

Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland