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.


More WW1 information discovered

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The publication of our book about WW1 (“Buriton and the First World War: Through Local Eyes”) continues to encourage relatives…

Old Ditcham Farm – ‘Alleged Fraudulent Misrepresentation on a Petersfield Farm’

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The Buriton Heritage Bank has recently been contacted by descendants of the Bridger family who farmed in the parish in…

Buriton D-Day hero honoured in Portsmouth

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Portsmouth City Council has unveiled almost 120 individual panels to honour the sacrifice of men with connections to Portsmouth who…

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