Heritage Bank

The parish of Buriton has a rich local heritage with some fascinating local history and cultural connections.


Buriton at War

The parish of Buriton (the place and its people) has played its part in both world wars.


Growth of a Parish

This project shows the expansion and growth of the village over the centuries with the help of maps and house detective reports.


Explore the history of Buriton

Welcome to the website of the Buriton Heritage Bank. This community project is researching local life in years gone by and the natural heritage of the parish of Buriton, near Petersfield, Hampshire, UK.

Here you can find information about the history of the parish (including Ditcham, Nursted and Weston) and find out about our current activities and publications which include hundreds of wonderful old photographs.


Confirmatory information about HMS Mirtle

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Andrew Coombs has made contact with the Heritage Bank to draw attention to information on a Facebook site about the…

Puzzle of jigsaw from New Zealand

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Kim Hoolahan has kindly donated a 750 piece Jigsaw to the Heritage Bank because the picture is a photo of…

Fascinating talk about “Local Farming: Past, Present and Future”

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This combined talk by Colin Hedley and Doug Jones attracted almost 50 people to Buriton village hall in March and…

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