To accommodate the British and ANZAC troops at Codford, a large number of temporary wooden huts were built in a series of camps, mainly along the e
Codford, one of its most prominent citizens, James Raxworthy were at the centre of the Captain Swing riots in Wiltshire.
Major events in the life of a country house often leave little trace upon the building.
The riots against the Salvation Army in Basingstoke in the early 1880s gave rise to questions in the House of Commons, led to the publication of a
Standing on a hill above the marshy valley of the Loddon, Basing House has long been the site of human habitation. I
The 233 names on the town memorial represent only a small proportion of Basingstoke men who died serving in the First World War.
In the winter of 1830 unrest amongst agricultural workers spread across southern England in the face of ‘grinding poverty’. Wages were low, the
John Liddell was the son of John and Emily Liddell who lived at Sherfield Manor, Sherfield on Loddon, just outside Basingstoke.
During the 19th century there were a number of incidents of popular disturbances in Basingstoke, including the riots in connection with the Salvati
The wooden lychgate at the entrance to the church yard from the street was erected in 1919 as a memorial to the 13 men of the parish who lost their