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This community project is researching local life in years
gone by and the natural heritage
Buriton church and village pond in about 1900
Our big 2017 'Bygone Buriton' local history exhibition was very popular and successful with scores of people paying a visit, bringing old photographs and meeting long-lost friends.
The date of our 2018 event will be Saturday 29th September - with a special talk about Buriton's involvement in the First World War on the evening of Friday 28th September.
Our "What's New" pages provide more information about other recent news...
BURITON AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Our project to find out more about the impacts of the four-year conflict on life at home in Buriton and to find out
what happened to each of the 193 men who left the parish to take part in the war is now well underway.
Our research is trying to look at as many sources as possible and we will be summarising
our findings, season by season, covering the activities and events of 100 years ago as seen though local eyes.
But if you know anything extra or are able to help in any other way, please let us know via email@example.com
Perhaps you have some family stories of wartime or letters or diaries which suggest what life was like in this area in those troubled times?
The first instalment of this project, covering the period August to November 1914, can be found here:
With the second instalment (November 1914 to January 1915) here:
And the third instalment (January - March 1915) is here:
The fourth instalment (April - June 1915) is here:
And the fifth instalment (July - September 1915) is here:
The sixth instalment (October to December 1915) is here:
The seventh instalment (January - March 1916) is available here:
The eighth instalment (April to June 1916) is available here:
The ninth instalment (July - September 1916) is available here:
The tenth instalment (October to December 1916) is available here:
The eleventh instalment (January to March 1917) is available here:
The twelfth instalment (April to June 1917) is available here:
The thirteenth instalment (July to September 1917) is available here:
DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER INFORMATION OR OLD PHOTOGRAPHS OF BURITON?
It is now over ten years since the Buriton Heritage Bank was launched and much has been achieved in that time:nine lavishly illustrated books, regular exhibitions & open days and
almost 3,000 old photos of local people and places that might otherwise have been lost for all time.
We are planning to publish more material in another local history book within the next couple of years.
But, before we finalise our plans for our next publication, CAN YOU HELP?
We are always looking for more photographs and more information about life in the parish in years gone by.
If you know of anybody who might have any information or anybody who might be able to help in any way please let us know.
Flick through your photo albums, check out your cupboards, attack your attics and remind your relatives Yesterday's local news is tomorrow's local history
We look forward to hearing from you
Please contact Doug Jones on 01730 231326, send by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Buriton Heritage Bank has
published a number of publications about life in and around Buriton.
For details of the publications and how to order your copies visit our Publications page.