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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Find out what is involved in restoring a merry-go-round at the next meeting on Saturday April 8th at 7pm. The meeting is entitled 'All around the Gallopers' with Bob Smith.


Can you write an article with local history interest for the Lion Cup Competition 2017?

Details with rules and entry form here.


See the membership page for an index of all the magazines BLHS has published.

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