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…

Hampshire and the Mulberry Harbour

Hampshire and the Mulberry Harbour

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series D Day #DDAY71 #DDAY70

Hampshire played a vital role in many aspects of Operation Overlord, not least in the design, development and deployment of the Mulberry Harbour.

Southwick House Small Place Big History

Southwick House Small Place Big History

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series D Day #DDAY71 #DDAY70

Southwick House and the village of Southwick played an important role in the build up to the mainland invasion of France in 1944. This sleepy little village once had in its midst some of the most important commanders of WWII.

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 2)

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 2)

The pattern of the early church in Hampshire can be a complicated matter. Domesday records approximatley 128 churches but was that a complete tally?

Wonderful WWI Memorial at Cheriton

Wonderful WWI Memorial at Cheriton

The moving WWI memorial in Cheriton church in memory of the four nephews of Mary Augusta Phipps Egerton

Family Tree DNA Hampshire Project

Family Tree DNA Hampshire Project

Hampshire History and the Family Tree DNA Project could help you to further explore some of the rich history of your ancestors lives in Hampshire England

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 1)

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 1)

Hampshire has a great number of early churches, a number of which still have vestiges of their Anglo Saxon origins peeping through the structure.

East Meon Overseers Book 1819-1826

East Meon Overseers Book 1819-1826

An open access Hampshire History data Project. A transcription of the East Meon Overseers Book 1819-1826, over 300 names to explore. This is one of a number of small projects being undertaken by the Hampshire History Project which we hope will engage social and family historians alike.