The former iron foundry in Hook run by the Gower family on the London Road, opposite the Old White Hart Inn started production in 1826.
From putting down permanent roots in the 1870s until the outbreak of the Second World War, Wesleyan Methodists made a notable contribution to the r
Prior to the emergence of the Welfare State, churches made a valuable and valued contribution to social welfare provision either alone or collabora
The title of this item is taken from the headline of reports which appeared in the 21 March and 4 April 1903 editions of the Hants and Berks Ga
In 2019 St Thomas’ Care Home in Darlington Road, Basingstoke was a dementia care home.
Local trusts were obliged to erect milestones on turnpike roads by law in 1773.
Looking at a modern map there are no signs that Dummer ever had any windmills. By researching 18th and 19th century maps there is evidence of two.
Basingstoke made headlines in the national and provincial press in 1907 when the vicar of Basingstoke, Revd Boustead, sent an intemperate letter to
There were no Baptist causes in Basingstoke recorded in the religious census of 1851.
Until the Methodist Re-Union in 1932, the Primitive Methodists remained a distinctive feature of Basingstoke’s ecclesiastical landscape.