The parish comprises the tythings of droxford street, hill. Hampshire history explore and connect with your history. This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. In the run up to dday droxford was home to troops near and far including the 2nd battalion royal ulster rifles. We are tucked away on the edge of a small hampshire village in the south downs national park, boasting many family friendly rural, city and historical attractions within easy reach, there is something for everyone.
Droxfords history dates back to stone and bronze age barrows, and includes a couple of roman burials. Hampshire baptisms hampshire marriages hampshire burials hampshire online parish clerk the hampshire online parish clerk project has free to view parish records in an az list. From country estates to city apartments, your ideal property is just a click away. Droxford photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. The droxford village booklet vb079 is an outstanding study of this hampshire village and its parish of st mary and all saints excluding the tithings of shedfield and swanmore. Droxford, winchester area information, map, walks and more.
During this difficult time of the coronavirus covid19 outbreak we want to try and find practical ways to help our community in hampshire. Parish records parish registers were instigated by thomas cromwell from 1538 in the reign of henry viii, recording every wedding, baptism and burial. The hampshire constabulary history society publish a new book entitled, policing hampshire and the isle of wight a photographic history now out of print. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. The crest, was our home when we lived in the uk and you will feel this as soon as you walk through the door. In 1676 william hawkins, rector of droxford church, married anne walton. Droxford junior school is a beautiful rural school, in the meon valley, nestled into the hills of the south downs national park. Like you, our new team of os getoutside champions have changed how theyre spending time outside at the moment. Uk population is nearly 60 million and there are 26 million cars on the roads. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of. It was formed following an open public meeting that showed great local interest in a broad range of historical subjects and some enthusiasm for new research. Parish records give details about baptisms, marriages and burials. A beautiful hampshire house with fascinating history inside, outside.
Droxford history g droxford village community droxford. A truly comprehensive collection of family research sites. Droxford railway station was a small station on the meon valley railway, built to a design by t. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. It served the villages of droxford, soberton and hambledon in hampshire, england. Hampshire history resources guide and online library. Droxford, a village, a parish, a district, and a division, in hants. Droxford early recorded when its manor, the manor of drocenesforda was granted to the prior and monks of st. Houses for sale in droxford, hampshire from savills, world leading estate agents. Small hall, large hall, catering facilities available.
Bishops waltham 2, corhampton, droxford 2, durley, exton, hambledon. Follow us on social media where well be sharing how theyre handling social distancing and selfisolation, whilst making the most out of their personal outdoor spaces and. Evolution of the village friends of droxford church. They built a long barrow a burial chamber on the site of the village. The history of a hampshirebased volunteer military regiment. Droxford, hampshire genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Its simple a beautiful family home set in the most stunning location. The second book is of burials in woollen, 16781739, and the third has baptisms 17781812, marriages 173254, and burials 17401812. St mary and all saints church, droxford meon bridge benefice. There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees.
We are improving our technology with a view to making available more data and interactive content on hampshire history. The fourth and fifth have marriages 175490 and 17901812. Get menu, photos and location information for permanently closed the hurdles in droxford, hampshire. The workhouse in droxford, hampshire the history of the. Find ancestors born in or around droxford, hampshire, nationwide plus military records or trace war graves.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Most of what follows is taken from her research and from julian clarke rogerss book the history of our family the rogers of west meon 1902. Guide to droxford, hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy. The 10 best droxford hotel deals mar 2020 tripadvisor. The registers begin in 1633, the first book going to 1736, but the marriages end in 1701 and the burials in 1727. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under. His book, the compleat angler, is said to be the most reprinted book in the english language after the bible. You will feel like you are in the middle of the countryside, and yet you are no more than 25 minutes from winchester, chichester, petersfield, portsmouth, southampton and all of the treasures these places provide.
Walls of brickwork in english bond, high plinth, chamfered reveals to the window openings, 1st and 2nd floor dripmoulds. History of droxford, in winchester and hampshire map and. Whether you want to attend one of our creative workshops, walk the footpaths of the meon valley or cycle the tracks of the south downs the mill at droxford can accommodate all your needs. Permanently closed the hurdles droxford, hampshire. I am researching the crook family from boarhunt droxford soberton fareham in hampshire, england.
The church was enlarged by the addition of the north aisle in the late 12th century and the south aisle in the th century, and is grade 1 listed. A school has been in the village since the mid 1800s the current school opened between the wars in 1929. The manor house is a grade ii listed building in droxford, hampshire, england. The white horse inn, situated on south hill, droxford, has been around for a long time. Droxford history group was established in 2014 and is now in its second full year of operation. Indeed, it dates back to the 1500s and has welcomed some distinguished patrons during its long history. Fir hill droxford story of this historic georgian house in the meon valley, hampshire, uk. The crest droxford holiday home south england sleeps 9. The railway served a relatively lightly populated area, but was built to main line specifications in anticipation of it becoming a major route to gosport. Explore below the videos, photographs and historical treatises, many created, written or sourced by local residents. The post offices and first postmasters from 1775 to 1985 smith, chester m. Much later in the 6th century ad a people called the jutes from denmark invaded central hampshire. Soberton, a parish, in the union of droxford, hundred of meonstoke, droxford and n.
Or book now at one of our other 323 great restaurants in droxford. Browse 39 photo books on droxford and the surrounding area. For any enquiries or to book a table please contact us directly on 01489 877490 or. The domesday book also says that droxford had two mills that ground grain into flour to make. Droxford, a village, a parish, and a division in hants. Hidden history of new hampshire and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Taken from a map of hampshire by william j blaeu, amsterdam, 1645. Before 2,000 bc neolithic stoneage farmers lived in the droxford area. As you will know, this is a voluntary run site designed and curated by the team of old friends, helen, amanda and david.
Cover image of hampshire churches photographic memories. Droxford, hampshire click on the map for other historical maps of this place. The mill is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty just of the a32. South hill, droxford, southampton, hampshire, so32 3pb tel. A comprehensive history of the workhouse by peter higginbotham. Droxford junior school to inspire and educate for life. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books.
Located in the meon valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty. In 2020 we will be introducing a new and improved hampshire history resources guide, currently circa 500 entries and growing. Hampshire history resources and tools for your project. Mary and all saints church, droxford history and background. West meon, hampshire genealogy heraldry and history. Droxford is situated west of the river meon, 4 miles east of bishops waltham and 8 miles northwest of fareham. Studwell lodge is a tenbedroom country house lies in the hampshire village of droxford, one of the locations in the buildup to the dday. Su 61 nw droxford the square 731 the manor house 6. Waltham house is the present alias disguising what has been known for a century as the droxford workhouse, and then, for a much shorter period, as the droxford public assistance institution. Late c16 timber frame, with c17 and c18 alterations, and minor c20 changes. The perfect venue for creative individuals or groups. Droxford village booklet hampshire genealogical society. Village hall, droxford, hampshire, community droxford. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of droxford.
Droxford, hampshire genealogy heraldry and history. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to droxford within the selected text. The village stands 8 miles ne of bishops waltham station on the l. Her father was izaak walton, famous son of hampshire and perhaps britains best known fisherman. The manor house, droxford, hampshire history in structure. By kind permission of the official history site for the 2nd battalion royal ulster rifles, we are able to share some images from may 1944. We have also become fascinated by the social history around the previous owners and what it tells us about the characters of the people who lived in the house and how they lived. Europe united kingdom uk england hampshire droxford. Links to external sites with hampshire parish records available online for free and by subscription. Droxford, hampshire photos, maps, books and memories of droxford everything old photos old maps books memories nearby places. Sarum is a grade ii listed building in droxford, hampshire, england.
Mary and all saints, a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of bishops waltham, droxford and n. Mary and all saints in droxford is an attractive early norman church still bearing many features of the mid to late12th century. Notwithstanding the years that divide them and us, we have. Here you will find material related to droxford s history, covering the period from norman times to modern day.962 1137 766 648 249 20 1560 593 777 1437 979 794 867 1042 918 1574 656 618 907 1221 845 794 1305 468 842 1414 1091 366 96 477 66 1203 729 17 1266 1360 1104 1246 35 210 243 258