Local Gosport History Links

This Pages has a list of Local Gosport History Links

I will add Gosport and Hampshire links to history resources and web sites as I obtain permission to add the links. If you are involved with a web site of that type and would be happy to have a link added, please let me know at ian@gosport.info . In addition to the links I will add some text about your site.

Explosion Museum – Museum of Naval Firepower.  Limited opening, see web site.

Fort Gilkicker – History and latest on Fort Gilcker.

Friends of Gosport Museum – Group for supporters of the Gosport Museum,  SEARCH and the Gosport Gallery. Membership  open to all.

Friends of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum

Friends of Stokes Bay – Group interested in all aspects of Stoke Bay including the History of Stokes Bay from Victorian Forts, WW2 to Minature Railway.

Gosport Heritage Days Out – Web Site for the annual Heritage Days Out that started in Gosport as a pilot for the National event in 1992. Council Officers who come to Gosport to deal with heritage find Gosport has a lot of hidden heritage.

Gosport HGS Family History Group
The Scout Hut, Clayhall Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2BY
Meetings 7:30pm 2nd Wednesday

Gosport.info – A web site with information and photos of Gosport, Hampshire, England, including History, Memories of Gosport’s past and Gosport People of the past and present.

Gosport’s Railways Past and Present – A site with photos on Gosport Railways.

Gosport Railway Society – A society for those with an interest in local railways. They have resources of historic nature and an archive of photographs.

Gosport Society – To promote high standards of planning and architecture affecting our area. – To educate the public in Gosport’s  history and architecture. – To secure the preservation and protection  of features of historic or public interest.

Hampshire Archive Trust – Storing, conserving and indexing Hampshire Historical Records. Join and/ or view the stored records.

Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society – Since 1885, the Society has been the county-wide organization which has led the study of Hampshire, its environment and heritage. It is not bound by tradition, however, and is constantly evolving to provide the best possible awareness of and access to Hampshire’s heritage.

Hovercraft Museum – Worlds Largest Collection of Hovercraft

Little Woodham Living History Village – Its April 1642, visit to see what life would have been like in Rowner at the time see the people carrying out their crafts.

Palmerston Fort Society – Society for those interested in 19thC Victorian Forts and Artillery around the world but concentrating on Hampshire.

Portsdown Tunnels – Web site with information about Portsdown Hill and Tunnels from Saxon times to the Cold War,

RN Sumarine Museum – A number of preserved submarines and museum. April to October and February half term.

Victorian Forts – Information about the Victorian Forts in The Solent and the land forts around The Solent. These forts are also known locally Palmereston’s Follies. The forts were fully armed and manned by 1885.

Wessex Sound and Film Archive – Store and Protect Wessex Sound and Film Archive, a joint venture with Hampshire County Council and Hampshire Archive Trust.