Queniborough is a linear village, half way between Leicester and Melton Mowbray.
Basingstoke was the most important centre of cloth production in 16th and 17th century Hampshire, with a peak of activity in the early 16th century
Wills and inventories survive for Basingstoke in Hampshire Record Office (HRO) and The National Archives (TNA).
During World War I, military units were based throughout Salisbury Plain for training before deployment to the front.
During the 17th century, the rectory lands and tithes of Cheltenham and the associated 'chapel' of Charlton Kings descended from Sir Baptist Hicks
Cheltenham has a rich series of manor records, starting in the 1300s.
For centuries, the Wylye Valley was an area of sheep farming and barley production, where the sheep were used to dung the land.
Until 1719, the area that was to become Sunderland was divided into two parishes which served administrative as well as religious purposes.
Tunstall, between Ryhope and Silksworth, remained an agricultural hamlet into the 19th century.