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’s WW2 heroes – can you help?

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As part of work to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day in 2020, we are trying to find information…

‘Bygone Buriton’ exhibition brings back memories for WW2 evacuees

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Over a hundred people squeezed into the village hall on Saturday 28th September – including some who had first come…

Buriton’s First World War soldiers added to Petersfield area map

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Thanks to hours of painstaking work by Petersfield resident Judith Jones, the last known addresses or next-of-kin addresses for hundreds…

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