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.


Some lovely feedback for the latest Heritage Bank book

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Copies of “Buriton and the First World War: Through Local Eyes” have now been distributed, free of charge, to every…

The Hugonins of Nursted and Sir Roderick Impey Murchison

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Relatives of Roderick Impey Murchison and the Hugonin family visited Buriton during the early part of 2019 and brought with…

Yet more First World War findings

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As the community’s WW1 project draws towards its close, new information about Buriton’s involvement is still coming forward. Readers of…

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