The Team

At Portsmouth & Gosport History our team are our greatest asset. Our team of historians and volunteers are highly professional and forward-thinking.  Providing you with an excellent range of history services and events. 

A Team With Vision

Our staff

We have a range of volunteers across all sectors. The team at Portsmouth & Gosport History are dedicated and highly trained to manage the organisations day to day running and organise dynamic and engaging events.

William Donaldson

Founder & Chairman

Elected by members as Chairman in 2021. William Donaldson founded the organisation in 2019 to further educate local communities of the history on their doorsteps. 

James Stallard


Elected by members as Treasurer in 2021. James Stallard is one of the founding members. 

Razvan Ionascu


Elected by members in 2022. Razvan (Jerry) Ionascu is developing new aspects of our organisation. 

Ellis Diggle

Researcher & Event Volunteer

Elected by members as committee member in 2022. Ellis Diggle is leading multiple aspects of our research department. 

Caroline Freemantle


Elected by members as committee member in 2022.  Caroline Freemantle works on various projects regarding local history. 

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