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Codford station, with the stationmaster’s lodge nearby, opened in 1856 at the far south-west corner of the parish, and was linked to the main road

Codford, one of its most prominent citizens, James Raxworthy were at the centre of the Captain Swing riots in Wiltshire.

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

Trowbridge Barracks was erected in Bradley Road in 1794 by contractor John Scobell.

During the 19th century there were a number of incidents of popular disturbances in Basingstoke, including the riots in connection with the Salvati