Hamble Local History Society
9th April 2020 - 7.30pm. Roy Underdown Pavilion.
This meeting will be the Society’s 21st anniversary and its Chairman, Ian Underdown, will be giving a well-illustrated talk on the Hamble-Warsash Ferry. This was the subject of the Society’s first talk given by Ian. Since then much more information has been found out about its history, such as how two people drowned on a winter’s day in the late 1700s while ferrying a horse across the river.
Why not come along to hear the story of this ferry from its early years to today with Ray Sedgwick still skippering it after 60 years as ferryman? Today it is popularly known as the ‘Pink Ferry’ but how did it become pink?
New members and visitors are always welcomed! The cost is £2 a meeting.
If you would like more information please contact the Society’s Secretary.