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.

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Come and see BLHS at Southampton Maritime Festival 22-23 August 2014

Bitterne Map 1898

Above map from Hampshire Sheet 1.XV.NE, Dated 1898

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