Recording and Preserving History  

    for Future Generations    

 **** WORKSHOPS  ****
Twice weekly "Face-to-Face" Workshop meetings will be held in the Romsey Town Hall Basement each Monday :-
 10.00 a.m. to Noon.   (except Bank Holidays and  20th December 2021)
and each Tuesday  
 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. 
(except 21st December and 28th December 2021) 
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 *** 

* Please Note *
Workshops have been Cancelled
until further notice 

"In view of the spread of the Omicron variant we have decided to cancel    2022 workshops and physical meetings until further notice.  Main Zoom meetings will take place as planned".

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

 January Thursday 20th by  Barbara Burbridge 'The widening of Church Street and Chollocombe's boot and shoe shop'

February Thursday 17th  by Barbara Burbridge 'Ashley Terrace' Church St.

March Thursday 17th 

by Barbara Burbridge

'The Abbey Hotel site'

  Click "Here"  to see "Events " for Jan. 2022 - June 2022 

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

The next main "Zoom" Event is on 

Thursday 27th January 2022 at 7.30 p.m.  

Old Sarum : Archaeological Interventions

in the West Suburbs 

Speaker : Dr. Alex Langlands

Venue: A "Zoom" Meeting

This will be followed on

Monday 14th February 2022 at 7.30 p.m. by

"Building Myths"

Speaker: Dr. James Wright

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Our main   Programme  of events for 2022 will start with a number of "Zoom" meetings during January & February

and will then continue with "face to face" meetings in the

Town Hall Court Room from 1st March 2022.

 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.  


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

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 .

Chairman's Report

Nov. 2021

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

We now have access to our book storage facility again so book sales are now available once again - please click on

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

Click any button or underlined


to read more or to view

external web pages.

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when clicked.

  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.