Although the primary concern of churches has always been the spiritual wellbeing of their congregations, many have also contributed to the social l
The wooden lychgate at the entrance to the church yard from the street was erected in 1919 as a memorial to the 13 men of the parish who lost their
Thornycroft, the commercial vehicle manufacturer, was the biggest employer in Basingstoke for much of the 20th century.
Documents for ten Dummer inhabitants (all men), survive for this period, eight wills and nine inventories held in Hampshire Record Office and The N
During the 19th century there were a number of incidents of popular disturbances in Basingstoke, including the riots in connection with the Salvati
This article traces the history of the fairs and markets from 1218 to the present day, including the commodities traded, how the markets were regul
For this period 21 wills, 26 inventories and one court paper survive.
Ten wills and seven inventories survive for this period, all held in the Hampshire Record Office.
Fourteen wills, 15 inventories and two accounts of administration have been transcribed for this decade.