Category Archives: Church Fonts

Hampshire Church Fonts. For family historians, to see the font their ancestor was baptised in can be a poignant moment. Many Hampshire fonts are ancient, some Anglo Saxon. This category gives an image of the font and a brief description of it’s history.

Agincourt and Michelmersh

Agincourt and Michelmersh

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Agincourt and Hampshire

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Agincourt and HampshireAgincourt and Michelmersh The 12th/13th Century church of St Mary’s in Michelmersh would have looked out over the adjacent field, filled with the soldiers and archers who would be accompanying King Henry V to battle at Agincourt. Scattered in fields and villages north… Continue Reading

Tournai Font East Meon

Tournai Font East Meon

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Meon Valley Fonts

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Meon Valley FontsThe Tournai font East Meon tells the story of Adam and Eve Many people come to the pretty village of East Meon to visit it’s magnificent Norman church and to gaze upon it’s black Tournai font, situated to the left hand side just… Continue Reading