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The Southampton Detachment, consisting of four batteries, numbering'320 men, forms part of the Hants and Dorset Brigade.
Second Hampshire Rifle Volunteers—Southampton Headquarters, Carlton Hall, Bedford Place. Established 1859. Regimental Staff Officers—Lieut.-Colonel Commandant, J. 0. Yandeleur. Lieut.-Colonel, H. P. Buchan. Major, T. A. Skelton. Adjutant, T. D. W. Dunn, Major, Hampshire Regiment. Quartermaster, H. Bennett. Surgeon, T. W. Trend, M.D. Acting Surgeon, B. T. Cesar. Acting Chaplain, Rev. Gr. Cecil White, M.A. Company Officers (Headquarter Companies)—Captains, W. H. Swayne, W. Jennings, W. J. Hickman, E. K. Perkins, G. Abraham, Gr. Brinton, E. J. Mayor, J. E. Le Feuvre, E. E. Cooper. Lieutenants, C. H. H. Candy, E. J. Elliott, S. Cooksey, J. W. Jacomb-Hood, J. R. P. Sharp, H. Baker, J. Darling, M. Emanuel, R. Bell, E. Coles, W. S. Hodges. The Headquarter Detachment consists of eight companies, with a maximum establishment of 800 men. The detachments in Lymington, Christchurch. Bournemouth, Lyndhurst, and Ringwood, form the other portion of the Regiment.
Royal Southampton Horticultural Society, Established 1862—President, H.S.H. Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar, E.C.B. Secretary, C. 8. Fuidge, 54, York Street, Avenue. Bankers, The National Provincial Bank of England. Collector, C. R. Snellgrove, Hoxton Villa, Oxford Road, Avenue. The Society holds two large Shows each year, in the beautiful grounds at Westwood Park, and Athletic Meetings, Band Promenades, Lawn Tennis Matches, &c., are held during the Summer months.
Shirley, Mill-brook, and Freemantle Horticultural Society, Established 1865—President, A. Seymour, Esq., J.P., Hollybrook, Shirley. Treasurer, H. Parkinson, Cleveland House, Shirley. Secretary, H. J. Hobby, 152, Shirley Road, Ereemantle. Auditors, Messrs. J. Shearer and R. Rowbotham.
Freehold Land and Building Societies—County of Hants Freehold Land Society—Secretary, J. J. Burnett, 2, High Street. Southampton and South Hants Equitable Permanent Benefit Building Society—Secretary, J. J. Burnett, 2, High Street. The Liberator Building and Investment Society, Agents, William Burrough Hill, 2,
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