Hampshire History Blog

Hampshire History Blog Hampshire History Blog is about the Hampshire History team out and  about visiting Hampshire’s historic sites, enjoying arts cultural and heritage  in the county and sharing discoveries along the way. We thought it might be interesting to share a few views and experiences as we evolve the Hampshire History project. Some of…

Saxons in the Meon Valley

Saxons in the Meon Valley

The Saxons in the Meon Valley Project is a superb heritage lottery funded community history project, which is producing an aerial film of the Meon Valley.

WW1 Memorial the Tillard Brothers

WW1 Memorial the Tillard Brothers

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series WWI Hampshire Memorials

WWI memorials can be fond in many Hampshire churches. Hampshire History is taking the opportunity to remember some of those who gave their lives. The Tillard brothers died within a few weeks of each other in France in WWI.

Reginald Ponsonby Cox WWI Itchen Stoke

Reginald Ponsonby Cox WWI Itchen Stoke

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series WWI Hampshire Memorials

The church at Itchen Stoke holds a very beautiful memorial plaque to Reginald Ponsonby Cox who lost his life in WWI

Bonham Carter WWI Memorial

Bonham Carter WWI Memorial

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series WWI Hampshire Memorials

In remembrance of those who gave their lives in WWI, Hampshire History will be posting images of WWI memorials and associated artefacts and events,discovered as we travel through Hampshire.

Beautiful Brockenhurst Church

Beautiful Brockenhurst Church

The oldest church in the New Forest, Brockenhurst church, the church of St Nicholas, has a beautifully mellow look, as though it has occupied this position for ever. And it nearly has. Like several other Hampshire churches, St Nicholas is positioned on a mound, a sign that this position has been held sacred maybe since…

New Zealand and Brockenhurst

New Zealand and Brockenhurst

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series WWI Hampshire Memorials

The New Zealand Cemetery at Brockenhurst in the New Forest, is a beautiful calm and serene place where over one hundred headstones remember those who died in the hospital in Brockenhurst.

Petersfield War Memorial

Petersfield War Memorial

The Petersfield War Memorial was designed by Harry Inigo Triggs who lived at the house he designed, Little Boarhunt in Liphook Hampshire