Meetings / Events
24/01/2018 - Members' Photos Evening
PFS members are invited to share their fortification photographs with those at the meeting.
28/02/2018 - Queen Victoria's Forgotten Navy - Part III
PFS member James Doherty continues the story of how the Royal Navy developed during the reign of Queen Victoria.
28/03/2018 - Southampton - Water, Slaughter and Trade - Part II
Popular local historian Andrew Negus continues the fascinating story of the history and development of Southampton, continuing on from part I which took us to the middle of the nineteenth century, to the present day.
The PFS Committee would like to take this festive time opportunity to wish the members of the Society a 'Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous 2018'.
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News Update - The 2017 issue of The Redan is now available, having been distributed to members who attended this year's AGM on the 14th October. A general mail out to members who have renewed will commence from the 16th October.
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Redan 78 Availability
Redan 78 has the following interesting articles:
Soldiers of the Queen - The British Victorian Army.
Victorian Campaign medals - The Afghanistan Medal.
The Lift Engines at Old Needles Battery.
Extracts from Victorian Manuals - Fire Control at Coastal Batteries.
- Attack on the Nothe Fort.
- The French Navy 1840 to 1904.
- Original photographs of a mystery Fort.
The 102 page book is currently being printed. Distribution to members who can not collect their own copy at the AGM will take place following the AGM.