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.
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.
Down Hatherley is a rural parish to the west of Cheltenham
In the 17th and early 18th centuries Minehead's extensive overseas trade embraced the West Indies and the names of Barbados and Jamaica were associ
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.
Testamentary material that has survived from this period includes seven wills and six inventories from two yeoman, a tailor, a gentleman and his wi
Ten wills and 13 inventories survive from these years and include those of prosperous yeomen farmers, one with a flock of 450 sheep.