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Spotlight On Local History

Romsey and its waters enthral local researchers.

Romsey has one of the most active and best organised local history societies in the county. Twice a week in the basement of Romsey Town Hall local historians hold a workshop.

The HAT Covid-19 Archives Initiative

Hampshire Archives Trust is supporting the initiative taken by the Family and Community Historical Research Society in recording Hampshire’s experience of the pandemic.


Lockdown Aviation Lectures Online

The Army Flying Museum at Middle Wallop in the Test valley are capitalising on the lockdown by presenting a series of lectures.

Pestilence – We’ve Been Here Before

At a time when the world is being ravaged by the Covid-19 coronavirus, it is interesting to look back at previous diseases that have changed the world order.


HRO Welcomes Valuable New Research

Littleton resident Brian Middleton has completed a study of sources of information on the Flowerdown Military Base, scheduled to close in 2024 .

Hidden History

Sources, which are the bedrock of history, predominantly consist of documents, though film, sound recordings and increasingly digital files are also important. 

Avenue 2020

Building works often awake interest in the history of the place in question.

HAT Grant to East Meon Historical Society – Project Completion Report

The ‘Farming the Valley’ book was launched 28 November.

HAT Grant to Hampshire Gardens Trust – Project Completion Report

The book, Humphry Repton at Herriard Park,  published  with support from a grant from the Hampshire Archives Trust is a joy for anyone with an interest in gardens.

Hampshire Field Club Annual Lecture 24th January 2020

This is a free lecture on the way Hampshire celebrated the birthday of ‘Mad George, George III.


Refreshments will be provided from 7.00 p.m.

The lecture will be from 7.30 to 8.30 p.m.

It is open to all and there is no fee. Because places are limited, if you wish to attend please contact Richard Aldous, 3 Fell House, Whiteshute Lane, St Cross, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9RA

Tel: 01962860571

Email: aldousdrrj@gmail.com