Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Old Basing Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on Old Basing explores the intriguing history of this ancient Hampshire village, near Basingstoke. Learn about Basing House, the Civil War, and the connections to important Hampshire families, such as the de Ports and Paulets.

The many resources in Hampshire Records Office are well referenced in this booklet.

Along with a useful map showing Old Basing and its contiguous settlements, are descriptions of village places of worship, past and present. Of particular interest are details of the non-conformist congregations.

This booklet contains the surnames of over fifty past inhabitants, from school master and inn keeper to landowner; and sources as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories are explored. Whatever your connection with Old Basing, this booklet will provide you with a useful resource to explore further.


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