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Local History Section Spring Symposium - jointly with the Wessex Centre for History & Archaeology

Hampshire and the Wider World

Date: Saturday, 21st April 2018, 9.20 am - 3.45 pm


This year’s five speakers will consider different ways in which Hampshire has engaged with the world beyond its borders:

  • Norman monks and Hampshire churches: alien priories between 1066 and the loss of Normandy - Dr Brian Golding
  • 'A Funny Thing Happened on the way to China': Southampton Merchants and the New World - Dr Cheryl Butlerd, Hon. Fellow, University of Winchester
  • Eighteenth Century Revolutions: Hampshire's Response to America and France - David Roberts, PhD Student, University of Winchester
  • The transportation of convicts from Hampshire to Australia during the 19th century - Celia Lassen, Local Historian and Researcher
  • Missions, Mothers, Church and Empire: Connections between Rural Hampshire and the Wider World c.1850-1980 -Alistair Beecher, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

The Symposium will be held in the Cinema at the Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester. Refreshments will be served at 9.20. Talks commence at 9.50.

The cost for attending is: HFC & Wessex Centre Members: £10 - Non-members: £15. Coffee, tea and biscuits are included in the price.

To book a place, please download the pdf, print and complete the form before sending to the address on the form. Booking forms must arrive no later than 14th April, 2018. For information on the availability of places, please email the Section's Treasurer, Richard Aldous.


Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman