A society dedicated to studying and researching the history of Southampton in general, but with particular reference to the City areas east of the River Itchen - Bitterne, Bitterne Park, Harefield, Itchen, Merry Oak, Midanbury, Peartree, Sholing, Thornhill, Townhill Park, Weston and Woolston.

Latest News

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AGM SHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 10TH IS NOW CANCELLED BUT MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE VOTING PAPERS WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

Members can find the documentation relating to the BHLS AGM 2020 here.



We are pleased to be able to say our charity shop is now open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Please note that the Museum and Research Area remain closed.

Bitterne Map 1897

OS 25 Inch Hampshire & Isle of Wight Sheet LXV.8 dated 1897

Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland

PUBLIC HOUSES GENTRY HOUSES