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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


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 7th. March 2024.

led by TBA

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 .

a "Face to Face" meeting on

Monday 11th March 7.30pm

Note Change of Topic from paper copy

Lady Mary Wortley Montague - Sex,

Smallpox and the Salisbury Connection

Speaker: Mary South

Venue: Town Hall Council Chamber


and then another "Face to Face" meeting on


Friday 22nd March 2.15pm

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



followed by another "Face- to- Face" meeting on 

Thursday 28th March 7.30pm

Old Bones Tell Tales : an introduction to the work of the forensic anthropologist
Speaker: Professor Margaret Cox
Venue: Town Hall Court Room

Anglo Saxon Settlement.jpg

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. 

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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