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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Could you write a local history article? Enter The Lion Cup competition.

Do you remember Mr Garrett's Chemist Shop? Do you have a photo of the shop front or Mr Garrett we could use for a display in our museum?

Bitterne Map 1898

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