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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Can you write an article with local history interest for the Lion Cup Competition 2016?

Details with rules and entry form here.

In a change to our previously advertised programme we have a talk on 'The Lost Pubs of Southampton' by Dave Goddard, one of the co-authors of the book of the same name, at our May meeting.

Bitterne Map 1898

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

More maps at the National Library of Scotland