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.


Records of Buriton Prisoners of War found on Red Cross website

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As the First World War drew towards a close there were about 185,000 British POWs, including men from Buriton –…

Memories recalled

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A group of villagers who had grown up in Buriton in the 1940s shared their memories in an event arranged…

Buriton and WW1: April 1918 onwards

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Our project to find out more about the impacts of The Great War on life at home in Buriton –…

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