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 Gilkicker.

Friends of Stokes Bay – Group interested in all aspects of Stoke Bay including the History of Stokes Bay from Victorian Forts, WW2 to Miniature 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 History Archive – Website for the Gosport Local History Luncheon Club. As well as information about the club, it has an archive of history research carried out by members of the club. The site is being moved, the address of the place of the new site is at Gosport History Club.

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.

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 Submarine 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 Palmerston’s Follies. The forts were fully armed and manned by 1885.