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.


Bygone Buriton Revealed

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Almost exactly 70 people squeezed into the village hall on 21st March and were enthralled by Robert Mocatta’s detailed research…

Visitors Book for Ditcham Park (1889 to 1914) discovered

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An attractive, leather-bound Visitors Book, containing hundreds of signatures, has been shared with the Buriton Heritage Bank. Gold lettering on…

Evacuated to Buriton

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The Heritage Bank has received a copy of a fascinating account of life in Buriton during the Second World War…

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