Category Archives: Droxford

The history of Droxford in the Meon Valley explored and investigated

Droxford WW2 and the Royal Ulster Rifles

Droxford WW2 and the Royal Ulster Rifles

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series D Day #DDAY71 #DDAY70

In the run up to D-Day Droxford was home to troops near and far including the 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles. By kind permission of the official history site for the 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles, we are able to share some images from May 1944. Continue Reading

Early Anglo Saxon Hampshire

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Anglo Saxon Hampshire

Early Anglo Saxon settlement in Hampshire is an elusive creature, traces found on the chalk ridges and river valleys allow us the merest peek of a time of important change. Are current day settlement patterns a result of settlement 1500 years ago or are they a consequence of later Anglo Saxon settlement? Continue Reading