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20th Century (1901-1999)


Longrun with its former farmstead is well known to dog walkers, runners, young people and others but the millpond is hidden and nearly dry and all

In 1902 Church of England services were held at St Michael’s Church and at two mission rooms: the Reading Road Mission Room serving the east of the

The first Post Office in Basingstoke was run by Robert Cottle, Chief Magistrate, from 1808.

20th Century (1901-1999)

The arrangements for fire-fighting in the town before the creation of Basingstoke Volunteer Fire Brigade are unclear.