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

Another current project which is researching the expansion and growth of the village over the centuries.


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.


Local Policemen and Police Houses?

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As part of the £2.5 million redevelopment programme to transform the old Police Station and Courthouse into a dynamic community-focused…

Local WW1 history revealed

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As part of Buriton's programme of activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the WW1 Armistice, scores of parishioners squeezed…

D-Day experts visit Buriton

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Experts from ‘The D-Day Story’ museum in Southsea visited Buriton in October to record details of Buriton’s own D-Day stories.…

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