Heritage Bank

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

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Buriton at War

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

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Growth of a Parish

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

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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.

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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…

‘Silent Soldier Trail’ brings praise from near and far

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Buriton’s Silhouette Soldiers were relocated for a final farewell around the war memorial. Elaine Bray’s thought-provoking and informative initiative attracted…

More gems discovered in Hampshire Records Office archives

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Some more fascinating documents have been found in a recent visit to the County Records Office in Winchester. If you…

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