The Ferry between Halling and Wouldham was very ancient and lasted about 600 years.
Halling railway station was opened on 1 March 1890, much later than the adjacent stations at Cuxton and Snodland. This view is pre-1914.
Between about 1818 and 1832, the landscape of Brighton underwent a rapid transformation, much of it around the outer edge of the Georgian resort.
Most places have two histories, the actual and the mythical. Some myths become so well-established that they overshadow the history of a place.
By the 1860s, railway signal boxes had become one of the most conspicuous structures of the rapidly changing landscape of Victorian London.
The accompanying graph shows the growth of carriers’ services centred on Basingstoke and extending to villages within a 6 to 8 mile radius of the t
A Great Thoroughfare.
The standard gauge London and Southampton Railway, soon to be London and South Western Railway, opened to Basingstoke on 10th June 1839 when a s
The whole of the 1881 census for Basingstoke parish has been transcribed by the New VCH Hampshire volunteers, based in the town.
Local trusts were obliged to erect milestones on turnpike roads by law in 1773.