Recording and Preserving History
for Future Generations
During Covid-19 we will be holding on-line Workshops on Monday mornings from
11.00 a.m. to Noon.
Members who have already provided their email address to the Society will have been sent a WORKSHOP 'Link' and 'Passcode' which can then be used to join all workshops -
25th Jan - General Discussion Workshop
1st Feb - Buildings in the Market Place, Romsey introduced by Mary Harris and Roger Leech - a 10 to 15 mins. presentation of the topic followed by discussion.
Images from the Romsey Local History Society Collection -
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* Next Main Online Zoom Talk * - Thursday 28th January 2021
Join the meeting from 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm prompt start
"Combs, Coins & Crucibles - Trade & Production in Saxon Hamwic"
- Presented by: Matt Garner
"Members" will automatically receive a separate invitation to each "TALK" together with a 'Link' & 'Passcode' "if" they have already provided their email address to the Society. "Non-Members" can also register their email address for this particular
talk via "email@example.com" in order to receive an invitation.
Chairman's Report Dec. 2020
*** Up to 60 participants
have attended each online talk of the Society during Covid-19 - why not join us at the next ONLINE talk?
Please Contact us well beforehand if you
require help in joining
any future online talk,
meeting or workshop.
To all members of Romsey Local History Society : During Covid -19 we will send out newsletters by email. Please send your email address, if you have not already done so, to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your copy. 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 can be sent.
Click "Here" to see online events & talks for Jan - March 2021
They may be subject to change so please check back now & then.
Next Meetings -
We are an active group of over 300 members which includes local amateur historians and archaeologists, whose aim is to research, record and preserve the history of Romsey and local areas for future generations.
Thursday 26th March at 7.30 pm
Romsey Town Hall Court Room
Why does Romsey have an Abbey?
Looking at the available later Saxon evidence in the local & a much wider context
Speaker: Frank Green
Friday 27th March at 2.15 pm
Romsey Town Hall Court Room
Amateur Dramatics before RAODS:
A slide show
Speaker: Phoebe Merrick
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to read more or to view
external web pages.
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'Romsey Local History Society will be holding a number of
using Zoom video conferencing.
Please "register by email" to receive an invitation to attend events.
Please check the website for up to date information as the programme may change at
Covid-19 Update Jan. 2021
We are currently unable to access our book storage facility during Lockdown so book sales are temporarily suspended until restrictions are lifted.