The Swing Riots

Plaque to Henry Cook swing rioter

The Swing Riots in Hampshire. The Swing Riots of 1830 were an uprising by agricultural workers in parts of Eastern and Southern England. It was a civil unrest that was a long time in the making, the stirrings of unrest began in the 1780’s and then during the Napoleonic Wars faded away somewhat. Fifty years…

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St Catherine’s Church Littleton

St Catherine's Church Littleton

St Catherine’s Church Littleton is a C13th church in Hampshire with a wonderful Norman font. A church was mentioned in Littleton in Domesday and the present is built on its foundation.

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