Meetings

Meetings are held at 7.15 pm on the last Friday of the winter months (except December) in the Robert Hole Room of the Lymington Centre.
Visitors are always welcome.

2018

Sept 28th
The Hon. Emma Page: Sowley
Looking at the history of Sowley from medieval times to the start of the 20th C, with emphasis on the iron works.

Oct 26th
Geraldine Beech: General Pringle Taylor (1796-1884)
A.G.M
A British Army Officer with a long and interesting career. Looking at his many disputes with the army and his contribution to the local community of Pennington.

Nov 30th 
Nick Saunders: The End of WW1 100 years ago
The impact of the 4 years of the First World War on our local community. How battles, U boats, casualties and the Indian Army affected our locality.

 

2019

Jan 25th
Frank Green: Recent archaeological works around
Lymington & New Forest Towns:
Looking at Buckland Rings, Ampress, Alexandra Road, with Fordingbridge and Ringwood.

Feb 22nd
Andrew Negus: Portsmouth- Harlots, Dung and Glory
Part 2.
The dockyards and people of Portsmouth and Gosport helped to make The Royal Navy Master of the Seas and Britain the most powerful Nation in the world.

Mar 29th
Penny Tyas: The Prisoner of Hurst Castle.
Father Paul Atkinson, 1700, was incarcerated in Hurst Castle ‘in perpetuity’ for practising Popery.      

 

Previous talks can be viewed here