Past Meetings

 March 2019
 February 2020
Dr Kath Walker — ‘The Christopher Tower Library’
 January 2020
Sylvia Crocker – ‘Squatters and Social Crime’
 November 2019
Chris Sanders – ‘Admiral Sir William Cornwallis’ 1744-1819
 October 2019
Pauline Shirley – ‘The Fullertons of Pennington
 September 2019
Mrs Micky Foster – ‘Women of Wilton’
 March 2019
Penny Tyas:The Prisoner of Hurst Castle
 February 2019
Andrew Negus: Portsmouth- Harlots, Dung and Glory Part 2.
 January 2019
Frank Green: Recent archaeological works around Lymington & New Forest Towns
 November 2018
Nick Saunders: The End of WW1 100 years ago
 October 2018
Geraldine Beech: General Pringle Taylor (1796-1884)
September 2018
The Hon. Emma Page: Sowley
March 2018
Russ Foster: Wilton House and the Herberts: the arts of survival
February 2018
Phoebe Merrick: The Anglo Saxons in Romsey
 January 2018
Nick Saunders: The Hampshire Regiment’s Victoria Cross awards in WW1
 November 2017
Cheryl Butler: Southampton and the Huguenots
October 2017
AGM and Peter Roberts: Forest Anniversaries
 September 2017
Andrew Negus: Portsmouth: Harlots, Dung and Glory. The origins of Portsmouth from 1100 – 1790
 Summer Outing 2017
Chawton House Library 21 June 2017
March 2017
Jane Austen the Hampshire writer
  February 2017
Bulldog and Primrose

November 2016
Frank Green: NFNPA Archaeologist – The Archaeology of Churches, Churchyards and Corpses


October 2016
Ruscombe Foster: ‘Florence Nightingale- a Hampshire Life and Death’

September 2016
Ken Groves: William Shakespeare’s Erudition and the Trio: Wriothesley, Florio and Titchfield

Summer Outing 2016
11 May 2016 to Arundells, Salisbury


March 2016
Dr. Andy Russel ‘Southampton, Sugar and Slaves’


February 2016
Jonathan Gerrelli – Head Agister ‘The work and History of the New Forest Agisters’

January 2016
Dr. Cheryl Butler ‘Itchen Ferry Village’


November 2015
Nick Saunders ‘A brief History of New Milton’

October 2015
Phoebe Merrick ‘Horses for the War – Romsey Remount Depot’

September 2015
Dr. Ruscombe Foster – Commemorating Waterloo

Summer Outing 2015
18 June 2015 to Southwick House, Portsmouth

March 2015
Sir Harry Burrard-Neale – his life and his Monument

February 2015
Alfred the Great & the defence of Wessex in the Viking Age

January 2015
Hengistbury Head- from Saxons to Selfridge

November 2014
The New Forest at War in 1914

October 2014
Members recollections of WW1

September 2014
Southampton Ordnance Survey

March 2014
Parkstone on Sea – salterns, sandbars and flying boats

February 2014
Secrets of Pennington- its fluctuating fortunes

January 2014
Tudor Southampton- the People Project

November 2013
Edith Sharp, a character of Edwardian Lymington

October 2013
The New Forest remembers untold stories of WW2

September 2013
Hurst Castle 1900 – 1920

March 2013
Some Memorials in the New Forest

February 2013
Rights of Way – past, present and future

January 2013
Lymington and the Napoleonic Wars 1793—1815

October 2012

September 2012

February 2012
Lyndhurst Church

January 2012
Ships of The Sky

November 2011
Dan Snow Lecture


October 2011
The Great Fire of Wareham 1762


September 2011
Treacle Mines, Tragedies and Triumph

January 2011
The Role of Women in the New Forest in Two World Wars

 September 2010
Life in a Medieval Town