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Local History Section
These form an integral part of the study of Local History. Barry Shurlock has produced a twenty-minute talk giving an online guide to different archives.
Events in 2021
Until the Covid-19 pandemic allows face-to-face meetings there will be monthly presentations via Zoom on the last Tuesday of each month, covering different aspects of the practice of local history. Organised by the Local History Section of the Hampshire Field Club & Hampshire Archives Trust, these will be available on the day or via the HFC YouTube channel.
Events in 2020
Annual Lecture - Friday 18th January: Annual Lecture:Dr James Thomas, on 'Celebrating George III's Birthday: the Experience of Hampshire.'
Community Archive Forum - Saturday 21st March: jointly with the Hampshire Archives Trust - POSTPONED - Further related material to the CAF can be found be taking the link.
Pear Tree Church, Southampton - consecrated in 1620 - A YouTube video with Dr Cheryl Butler explains the origins and development of the church.
Florence Nightingale - 200th Anniversary of her birth 12/5/1820: Dr Jonathan Memel was due to lecture on this subject at the postponed Spring Symposium. He has kindly sent the following links to online material:
Summer Outing - Saturday 27th June: To East Woodhay. - POSTPONED
Sadly this has had to be postponed and at the moment it is not known when it is likely to take place. For those who booked places and sent cheques to the Local History Section Treasurer, rest assured that these will not be banked and we will be in touch regarding how we propose to proceed when the situation becomes clearer. In the meantime and for some background information, if you have not done so already, you might like to visit the East Woodhay website. Christine Dalton, the Secretary of East Woodhay Local History Society has been assisting us with the arrangements.Autumn Outing and AGM - Date and location to be confirmed.
For details of past events please visit the Local History Section Archive pages.
Any questions about the Local History Section?
Then email Roger Ottewill Local History Section Chairman