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.
Number 52 North Street, Taunton has been a grocery store for at least 180 years.
For this period the probate documents of 18 inhabitants of Basingstoke have been selected to reflect the range of occupations in the town, some sho
For this period 23 probate documents have been selected to reflect the range of occupations in the town and show the move to brewing following the
The whole of the 1881 census for Basingstoke parish has been transcribed by the New VCH Hampshire volunteers, based in the town.
For this decade a selection of 18 probate records comprising 12 wills, 12 inventories and one renunciation have been chosen from the available mate
Wallis and Steevens was a family business, founded in Basingstoke in 1856 to sell agricultural machinery in the rural hinterland.
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
Mary Sweet was the creator of the western side of the present Castle Hotel, Taunton in the 1830s.
The first Post Office in Basingstoke was run by Robert Cottle, Chief Magistrate, from 1808.