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

This project shows the expansion and growth of the village over the centuries with the help of maps and house detective reports.


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 Village Photographs – Jubilee 2022

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The two village photographs taken at the Jubilee weekend can be downloaded here: one of everyone outside the church and…

Photo-wall of old pictures is great attraction

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After missing 2020 because of the Covid pandemic, the village’s annual ‘Bygone Buriton’ exhibition made a successful return in September…

More records and newspaper cuttings

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Perhaps like many other people, Mike Attrill used some of the Covid ‘lockdown’ time to sort through old paperwork and…

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