Hampshire History

Hampshire History in all its glory, the places, people, names and events, mapped and connected as a digital history of this ancient and great county.

Whether you are a ‘Hampshire Hog’, a visitor to the county or have a general or special  interest in Hampshire and your own  local, family, or social history, then this site is for you.  

Regularly updated , free to use, with many original photographs, interactive maps, tools and resources. We hope you will enjoy it, share it with us and your friends. Discover, connect  and extend our mutual knowledge and love for the history of this Hampshire.

What will Hampshire History be focusing on in 2015 ?

There are three major anniversaries to celebrate in 2015, all with a Hampshire spin on them. 800 years of Magna Carta, 600 years since the Battle of Agincourt and 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo.

1914-1918  World War I Remembered in Hampshire

We will be posting as many images as we can relating World War I and Hampshire. This will be an ongoing project, just enter WWI into the search box to see the images so far. (we will add a page specifically for this and link it here shortly.)

Thank you for taking the time to take a look.