the online A-Z of Southampton's history.


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Magnolias in Palmerston Park, March 2020

Spring comes to the Parks

News and Events

West End Local History Society

Nursling and Rownhams History Group

The City of Southampton Society

The Southampton branch of the Hampshire Genealogical Society Family History Group

Recent Publications

The Theatre of the World is a novel set in Tudor Southampton, by the historian Dr Cheryl Butler.

Bitterne Park Info is tracking the history of Bitterne Triangle.

Bitterne Local History Society has just published a DVD of a 1973 audio-visual performance about Bitterne's History, A Bend in the River.

Southampton tourist guide Godfrey Collyer has made available an audio tour of Bitterne Park.


Links to local history societies and other resources.

Getting Started

This is a community resource about Southampton's history and we very much welcome your participation.

Browse the site by clicking on one of the letters below, look at our list of themes or use the search box.

To make comments, contribute or suggest amendments/improvements go to the Contact page.

Sotonopedia last updated 10/01/2020

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