St. Thomas’ Church, Elson Road, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4EZ
There were lots of protests in Gosport in the 1890s – over education, water, and drainage. But why were local ratepayers and the military so enraged by plans to build a hospital in Elson…?
Follow this illustrated talk given by retired museum curator, Dot Bedenham, and hear the story from the purchase of the land through to the final building of the hospital in 1898 and its conversion to a maternity home in the 1940s.
The talk will last approx. 1 hour
Monday 16 September: 1400
No Booking Needed – Just turn up and enjoy
Dot Bedenham & St Thomas’ Church
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On the corner of Elson Road and Elson Lane, opposite Frater Lane The area is serviced by the E1 bus