Available The Buriton Heritage Bank achieved a major milestone in autumn
2003 with the publication of nine publications about the parish.
All the booklets are crammed with fascinating information and lots of pictures - including hundreds of old photographs collected during the course of the project.
Details of each of these nine publications and of how to order copies are provided below (prices excluding P&P).
More recently two further booklets have been published, details as follows:
BURITON AND D-DAY: the 1944 invasion through local eyes (priced £5)
FROM CHALK TO CHEESE:
an unusual history book, set in and around Buriton (priced £5).
|1||Buriton in Living Memory (100 pages of text* illustrated with many old photos)
*Chapters in 'Buriton in Living Memory' include: Around the home, Going to school, On the farm, At the limeworks, In the hopfields, On a shoot, Upstairs, downstairs (including life at Nursted and Ditcham), Church and chapel, Sports and leisure, During the war.
|2||Buriton - Then and Now (36 pages of old photos - with modern equivalents)||£5.00|
|3||Buriton Beyond Living Memory (from the Stone Age to the Steam Age)||£3.00|
|4||A Natural History of the Parish (24 pages with lovely colour photos)||£5.00|
|5||Local Luminaries (famous people who have lived in the parish)||£2.00|
|6||Walks Through Time (six guided walks around the parish with historical details)||£3.00|
|7||A Buriton Timeline (an at-a-glance guide to notable local events)||£2.00|
|8||The Wealth of Weston (32 pages devoted to Weston and Butser Hill Limeworks)||£3.00|
|9||Buriton in Maps (copies of old maps and aerial photographs showing changes over time)||£5.00|
Sample pages available here.|
Complete set of all nine publications available for a discounted price of £30 (save £8) +£5.00 P&P
To order copies of any publications:
Please send cheques, made payable to 'Buriton Village Association', to Mrs D Jones, Lynchets, Bones Lane Buriton, Nr Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 5SE.
Please add the costs of postage and packing to your order:
£2 for Buriton in Living Memory and £1 for each other booklet, to a maximum of £5.