Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Burley Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on Burley explores this ancient New Forest village. This booklet describes a village whose connections with the forest impinge on many aspects of its history. Perhaps your connections with Burley reveal smugglers, railway workers, or even witches; read the booklet to find out.

Along with a useful map showing Burley and its contiguous settlements, are descriptions of the places of worship, past and present. The references to early non-conformists are particularly interesting.

The surnames of over a hundred Burley inhabitants are included in this booklet, from school master and  inn keeper to landowner; and sources as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories are explored. Learn about the role Burley and other New Forest communities played in World War II in this absorbing village booklet.


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