About half of the parish of Old Basing lies on chalk, with the sands and gravels of the Reading beds running through the centre of the village from
In 1968 Hampshire County Council took possession of the Tasker Collection of traction engines relating to the Waterloo Ironworks in Andover which c
There are surviving probate documents for 37 Bosbury people in the period 1681-1700.
There are surviving probate documents for 49 Bosbury people during the period 1661-1680.
There are surviving probate documents for 14 Bosbury people during the period 1641-1660.
There are surviving probate documents for 23 Bosbury people in the period 1621-1640.
There are nine surviving wills with ten inventories belonging to them and one inventory of John Smales who died intestate in this period.
Wills and inventories dating from 1518-1831 have been transcribed by the Wills Group of the New Victoria County of Hampshire project, based in Basi
The Statute of Wills (1540) made it legal to devise (leave) certain types of land.
From the start of the 17th century, more probate documents survive. There are surviving documents for 37 Bosbury people from 1601-1620.