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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On September 12th BLHS will be taking part in Heritage Open Days which operates with the National Trust. Our museum at 231 Peartree Avenue will be open from 10am-4pm with free entry. Explore how your parents and grandparents lived. Take part in a quiz, refreshments available.

More details at Heritage Open Days.

A new book entitled 'Place Names of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight' by Alfred Oscroft will be on sale for the first time.

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