Welcome to Romsey Local History Society
We are also known as LTVAS Group
We are the amateur local historians and archaeologists for Romsey and district (in Hampshire)
Despite the wrong date in the programme, our final meeting of the year is on MONDAY 9TH DECEMBER when Charles Burnett will be showing old photographs of Romsey. 7.30 p.m. in Romsey Town Hall Court Room.
We have produced a new journal, Romsey History Papers. £1 to members, £3 to non-members plus postage. It is in A5 format and the first edition contains a history of Whitenap Park and a study of Congregationalsim in Romsey between1901 and 1914.
Our programme for 2014 is now on Our Programme page.
We shall not hold our workshops between 23rd December and the end of the year. We shall start again on Monday 6th January 2014.
Our Aims are:
to discover, research, record and publicise historical and archæological material relevant to the past of Romsey, Nursling, Wellow and nearby places. The Group collects, conserves, stores and periodically exhibits documents, photographs and artefacts. We also publish books about Romsey.
Our Activities include:
• At least 25 open meetings each year – free to members (See Our Programme)
• Distribution of a regular newsletter to members (See Join us)
• Twice weekly workshops for active research (See Our Workshops)
• Support for Friends of Botley Road cemetery (See Botley Road Cemetery)
• Occasional exhibitions and courses (See Our Programme)
• Guided walks in and around Romsey (See Our Programme)
• Assistance to schools and educational projects
• Talks and presentations to other groups (See Walks and Talks)
• Liaison and co-operation with local organisations
Depositing archival material at the Hampshire Record Office
LTVAS Group is short for Lower Test Valley Archaeological Study Group
LTVAS Group is a registered charity, number 271293
Site revised 4 December 2013