Content derived during research for the new VCH Hampshire volume, Basingstoke and its surroundings.
When the decision was taken to rewrite the Hampshire volumes in the modern style, Basingstoke was selected as the first area for study because of i
St Michael's Church Cottage, Basingstoke: Uses and Occupants
The Basingstoke Triumphal Gateway
The 233 names on the town memorial represent only a small proportion of Basingstoke men who died serving in the First World War.
This is the story of the stupidity of George Pink, the bungling burglar of Basingstoke, and the dog that did not bark in the night.
The Anvil concert hall has firmly established itself as one of the South’s leading venues with acoustics which are among the finest in the country.
Probate documents relating to 13 individuals survive in Hampshire Record Office (HRO) for this period, of these seven have been transcribed here, t
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).
William White, an apothecary (pharmacist) made his own potions and remedies to sell to the people of Basingstoke and the surrounding villages.