Archaeological and Antiquarian Notes of Hampshire

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

On tuesday 15 january 1884, Arthur Conan Doyle attended and spoke at the Portsmouth Literary and Scientific Society (PLSS) meeting held at the Penny-street Lecture Hall (Portsmouth) about the topic: "Archaeological and Antiquarian Notes of Hampshire".


  • President/Chairman
    • Major-General A. W. Drayson, F.R.A.S., R.A.
  • Attendees
    • General C. L. Nugent
    • General J. W. Cox
    • Surgeon-General J. Lamprey, M.B., A.M.D.
    • Col. Urmston
    • Major F. S. Terry
    • Rev. Dr. Mellor
    • Rev. E. Riordan
    • Dr. Edwards
    • Dr. C. C. Claremont
    • Dr. F. Way
    • Dr. Conan Doyle
    • Mr. W. Weston
    • Mr. J. M. Ollis, R.N.
    • Mr. J. Hay
    • Mr. T. E. Fraser
    • Mr. G. Ollis
    • Dental-Surgeon W. H. Kirton
    • Mr. J. A. Wilson, R.N.
    • Mr. J. Read
    • Mr. H. Murrell
    • Mr. M. Somers Gardner
    • Mr. E. Byrne
    • Mr. C. Foran
    • Mr. T. Newell
    • Mr. F. L. Jones
    • Mr. A. Howell
    • Mr. G. Clark
    • Mr. C. G. Knight
    • Mr. E. F. Burton
    • Mr. F. Blake
    • Mr. T. Quick
    • Mr. C. W. Bevis
    • Mr. G. Acheson
    • Mr. G. F. Bell
    • Dr. J. Ward Cousins (Hon. Sec.)
  • Elected members
    • Rev. H. Maxwell Egan Desmond, F.R.G.S.,

Conan Doyle contribution

Arthur Conan Doyle said he thought that many of the Saxon when they wandered from their villages to others called them after their own names, or members of their families.

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