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Local History Section – Annual Lectures

The Annual Lectures began in 1999. The 2017 lecture, to fit in with a Hampshire Cultural Trust's exhibition, took place in November 2016.

Year 
Speaker
Title
1999
Alan Rogers The time of my life – a survey of recent trends in local history work
2000
Richard Coates Understanding Hampshire Place-names
2001
Paul Harvey The Graphic Record: Early Maps and the Hampshire Historian
2002
David Hey Local history and family names
2003
John Hare The economic history of fifteenth-century Hampshire
2004
Christopher Dyer Small towns were important places: some examples from Medieval Hampshire
2005
John Chapman Was Hampshire different? The impact of enclosure on the county
2006
Kate Tiller Local history: challenges for the future
2007
Philip Hoare England’s Lost Eden: The Story of the New Forest Shakers
2008
Gordon Daniels Japanese Nurses at Netley Hospital during the Great War
2009
James Thomas Labour, Lifestyles and Literary Interests: Fresh Light on the Portsmouth Dockyard Worker 1660-1820
2010
John Chandler ‘Roades Very Stony, Narrow and Steep’: Early Travellers to Hampshire
2011
Russ Foster Florence Nightingale: A Hampshire life and death
2012
Martin Polley Hampshire and the Olympic Games: a local history of a global event
2013
Andrew Spicer What did the Victorians do for the Huguenots?
2014
Derek Spruce Almshouses
2015
Jean Morrin The Victoria County History Project, past and present, with special reference to Hampshire
2016
Barbara Yorke Anglo-Saxon Saints of Southern Hampshire and the Christianisation of the Solent region and Germany
2016/7
Alistair Dougall ‘Blood and misery in this sad tragedie’ and ‘Deceived people! Deluded Countreymen’: the nature and impact of the English Civil War in Hampshire.
Contact
Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman