Content derived during research for the new VCH Hampshire volume, Basingstoke and its surroundings.
The Mount was a substantial family home with grounds of about two acres situated in Bounty Road, Basingstoke. Burberry, Harriot Stanton Blatch, a f
William Willson was, in the words of Lloyd’s Evening Post for February 15, 1804, 'an Innkeeper at Basingstoke [who] eloped with a girl of
Windover Street leads from Cross Street into Joice’s Yard.
Forty wills and twenty eight inventories survive for this decade from Basingstoke.
Cassandra Terry of Down Grange, Basingstoke, lies buried outside her parish, tucked away behind the church at Eastrop.
John Liddell was the son of John and Emily Liddell who lived at Sherfield Manor, Sherfield on Loddon, just outside Basingstoke.
In 1968 Hampshire County Council took possession of the Tasker Collection of traction engines relating to the Waterloo Ironworks in Andover which c
The attached document tells the story of the violent burglary at Buckskin Farm, Basingstoke in 1832, and the eventual capture of the robbers.
Robert Cottle was born in Taunton in 1788, a son of Moses Cottle.
The standard gauge London and Southampton Railway, soon to be London and South Western Railway, opened to Basingstoke on 10th June 1839 when a s