Shirley Heritage Project – Autumn 2015 Public History Talk #3
“A History of Southampton’s Old Cemetery”
Speaker: Geoff Watts
Geoff spoke about how and why the cemetery came to be located on the Common, sharing stories from each of the sections that it covers, and giving an overview of the work of the Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery (FoSOC).
Refreshments included festive mince pies and there was a Christmas raffle