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.


Buriton at the end of the Second World War

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To help with a forthcoming publication about the Petersfield area at the end of the Second World War (which is…

Visit from Canada brings album of old photos

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Cheryl Sinclair visited the parish in December 2019, arriving from her home in Alberta, Canada. She was on a short…

More information about the Hugonin family of Nursted House

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Rose Pude has contacted the Buriton Heritage Bank from a local history group in Teesdale, County Durham, where she has…

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