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   Recording and Preserving History  

    for Future Generations    

 **** WORKSHOPS  ****
Weekly "Face-to-Face" Workshop meetings in the Romsey Town Hall Basement
each Monday (just drop in)
between 10.00 a.m. to Noon. 
  (except Bank Holidays)

For other times (including evenings) by arrangement -
either by email:

by phone to the chairman
01794 367701
Romsey Local History Society

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

 Click "Here"  to see "Events " for Jan 2024 - June 2024 

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

Images from the  Romsey  Local History Society  Collection  -   
Hover for a description

The next Main Event is  

A Zoom "Chat" meeting 

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

Thurs. 21st. March 2024

 **Meeting Cancelled**   


Thursday 18th April 2024

- "Frederick Guard" of Romsey  by 

Shirley Rogers

Thursday 16th May 2024

The Buildings of 

The Abbey URC by

Alec Morley


The "Survey of  Romsey  Project" (SORP) group will meet on the 1st

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

at the Town Hall .

Next meeting of SORP

is on 4th. April 2024.

led by Roger Leech

a "Face to Face" meeting on


Monday 8th April 7.30 p.m.

Note Change of Topic from paper copy

An Armchair Tour around

Medieval Southampton 

Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Butler

Venue: Town Hall Council Chamber



and then another "Face to Face" meeting on


Friday 19th April 2.15 p.m.

The Hundred, Market Place to

Latimer Street - A Slide Show
Host: Phoebe Merrick
Venue: Town Hall Court Room


followed by a "ZOOM" meeting on 

Thursday 25th April 7.30 p.m.

The Mayflower Connection
Speaker: Helen Baggott
Venue: "Zoom" Meeting

Our main  "Programme"  of

events for 2024 will start with

Zoom Meetings in

January and February and then 

continue in March 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 of the Town Hall for use by

those who may have difficulty using the front staircase. 

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 yourequire help in joining any

future "Zoom" meetings .

Anglo Saxon Settlement.jpg
To all members of Romsey Local History Society : 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 . 

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.
Click on Saxon Helmet to view the results of the work carried out during the
"Saxon Romsey Project" 

Book sales - please click on  "Buy Our Books" to have a browse and maybe place an order. 

  Why not Join Us  

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

Click any button or underlined text to read more or to view external web pages. Some photos will enlarge when clicked.

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