Recording and Preserving History  

    for Future Generations    

 **** WORKSHOPS  ****
From 1st March 2022
Twice weekly "Face-to-Face" Workshop meetings will resume in the Romsey Town Hall Basement
each Monday :-
 10.00 a.m. to Noon.   (except Bank Holidays)

and each Tuesday  
 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. 

If you visit the basement then Covid-19 precautions (Space, Mask and Hands)
may apply . 
Romsey Local History Society

*** Please check "Events & Talks" and "Workshops" below for any forthcoming changes to the programme *** 

Zoom "Chat" meetings will be held at 11 a.m.   on the 3rd Thursday of each Month as follows :-

21st July - Ian Clark

Are the Romsey Nunnery Foundation Stories True?


 It is hoped that the

"Survey of Romsey" group  will meet on the 1st

 Thursday of each month between 10 a.m.  - 12 noon

at the Town Hall.

Check here for any

changes to meeting

  Click "Here"  to see "Events " for June 2022 - December 2022 

May be subject to change so please check back now & then. 

Images from the  Romsey  Local History Society  Collection  -   
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The next main "Face to Face" Event is on 

Our main   Programme  of events for 2022 will 

continue with "face to face" meetings in the Town Hall Court Room.  A few Meetings may be held in the Council Chamber

upstairs which can now be accessed by a new "proper"

lift that has been installed in the rear stairwell for use by

those who may have difficulty using the front staircase. 

Friday 12th August at 2.15 p.m.

Botley Road Cemetery : a slide show
Host: Phoebe Merrick
Venue: Romsey Town Hall Court Room


This will be followed on

Monday 12th September at 7.30 p.m. prompt

House Detectives 

Speaker: Barbara Burbridge

Venue: Romsey Town Hall Court Room

Members who have already provided their email address to the Society will be sent a 'Link' and 'Passcode' which can then be used to join "Zoom" meetings

Please Contact us well beforehand if you

require help in joining

any future "Zoom"

 meetings .

To all members of Romsey Local History Society : During Covid -19 we will send out newsletters, notifications and changes by email.  To receive these then, if you have not already done so, please send your email address, to  romsey.history@gmail.com . 

Newsletters can also be viewed on the website under "Romsey's History" on the menu, for you to print out.  If requested a paper version of the Newsletters is available.

Chairman's Report

Nov. 2021

Book sales are now available - please click on

"Buy Our Books" to have a browse and maybe place an order. 

  Join Us  

We are an active group of over 250 members which includes local amateur historians and archaeologists, whose aimis to research, record and preserve the history of Romsey and local areas for future generations.

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