From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
On tuesday 26 march 1889, Arthur Conan Doyle attended and spoke after the lecture "Polynesian Antiquities as a link between the Primitive Civilisations of South-Eastern Asia and America" by Rev. Francis Allen, at the Portsmouth Literary and Scientific Society (PLSS) meeting held in Portsmouth.
- Dr. Axford
- Rev. Francis Allen, M.A. (lecturer)
- General Harward
- Rev. H. Egan Desmond
- Mr. J. Hay
- Dr. Conan Doyle
- Dr. C. C. Claremont
- Captain Ommanney
Conan Doyle contribution
Dr. Conan Doyle also joined in the discussion, as did Dr. C. C. Claremont, Captain Ommanney, and the President.