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Church of the Saviour

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An engraving by the architect of the church, Philip Brannon, 1859.

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News and Events

William Walker - The Diver Who Saved Winchester Cathedral: Millbrook Local History Society, 7th June 2018, 7:30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Millbrook Road.
Richard Eurich – A Personal View: Friends of Southampton's Museums, Archives and Galleries, 13th June 2018, 10:30am, the Dolphin Hotel, High Street.

Bitterne Local History Society is running a local history writing competition.

Recent Publications

West End Local History Society's March to April newsletter includes, among others, an article on West End celebrations for Queen Victoria's coronation, with a link to Harefield House; an article about the builders Garret and Haysom; some details of Jane Austen's letters from Southampton; and a recipe for First World War Trench Cake.

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.


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