Content derived from research undertaken as part of the Victoria County History project
Local trusts were obliged to erect milestones on turnpike roads by law in 1773.
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.
Dummer village benefitted from a clean and reliable water supply due to its location on chalk with clear springs and also from the generosity and i
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.
Six wills and two inventories survive for this period, held in the Hampshire Record Office (HRO) and The National Archives (TNA).
Material from 16 testators in this period includes 12 wills and 15 inventories made by three yeomen, five husbandmen, two blacksmiths, a widow, a c
The National Register of 1939 shows the occupations of Dummer residents (population 360 ) to consist largely of those associate
Five wills and seven inventories survive for this period.
Ten wills and 12 inventories survive for this period including several husbandmen and yeomen and some of the prominent families in the parish refle