In November, our busy research team added 53 biographical records to names on the website, including that of John Peter Gassiot, port wine merchant and amateur scientist.
On Tuesday afternoon 12th November, a group of 13 members visited Carisbrooke Castle Museum for a presentation entitled ‘King Charles I: Royal Prisoner’ given by Rosemary Cooper.
In October, our busy research team added 32 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Colonel George Nisbet Mayne, who was a famous gentleman jockey in India.
Chairperson, Barbara Hunt, gave a warm welcome to everyone who attended the AGM and Social morning at the George Street Centre on 12th October, and she thanked so many for coming to support the group.
In August, our busy research team added 30 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Vice-Admiral Sir William Augustus Montagu, who had an impressive naval career.
We were blessed with fine dry weather for the insect walk, led by Richard Smout. around 18 people took part. Richard explained that ‘insects’ was a vast topic and that within the various species could be hundreds of sub species.