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The sale of books belonging to David Davies at his death provides an insight into the life and interests of a nineteenth-century rural clergyman.

William White, an apothecary (pharmacist) made his own potions and remedies to sell to the people of Basingstoke and the surrounding villages.

Wills and inventories dating from 1541-1707 have been transcribed by the Wills Group of the New Victoria County of Hampshire project, based in Basi

Many villagers depended for small purchases on travelling salesmen or chapmen who sold  personal goods such as gloves, lace, pins, stockings, handk

Wills and inventories survive for Steventon in Hampshire Record Office (HRO) and The National Archives (TNA).

Wills of the Rectors of Cliddesden

Probate documents relating to 13 individuals survive in Hampshire Record Office (HRO) for this period, of these seven have been transcribed here, t

These wills and inventories reveal the economy of the town of Basingstoke where agriculture, crafts and shops offered goods to the townspeople and

Forty wills and twenty eight inventories survive for this decade from Basingstoke.

Newnham is a small and pleasantly rural parish located in the north-east of Hampshire approximately 24 miles (37 km) to the north-east of Wincheste

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