Kingswood History Society: Every Boy will join the Navy
The Park Centre, Kingswood
By Shirley Hodgson.
H.M.S. Formidable was an 84 gun Second Rate of the Royal Navy, launched in 1825. She became a Training Ship, leased from the Navy, to train young boys as Seamen and was berthed at Portishead.
The Kingswood History Society meets at the Park Centre opposite the old Kingswood Civic Centre on the 1st Tuesday of the month, excluding January and February.
The annual fee is £20.00 or £2.50 per meeting, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Visitors most welcome.