Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Buriton

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Buriton

Primary tabs

"BURITON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Finch-Dean, Petersfield division of the county of Southampton, 2 miles to the S.W. of Petersfield, its post town, and 54 from London. It lies near the border of Sussex, at the foot of Butser Hill, and contains the hamlets of Nurstead and Weston. Butser Hill rises to the height of 900 feet, and commands an extensive and beautiful prospect. Limestone is quarried in the parish The London and South-Western railway passes through it. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, of the annual value with the perpetual curacy of Petersfield annexed, of £1,194, in the patronage of the Bishop of Winchester. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a plain, ancient edifice, with ivy-mantled tower. There is a chapel belonging to the Primitive Methodists, erected in 1848, and a National school, built in 1845. The historian Gibbon resided at Buriton manor-house, and his father is buried in the churchyard there. There is an endowment for the poor by Bishop Lanney, amounting to £16 a year. "

[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Churches

Anglican
St Mary, Buriton

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Buriton area or see them printed on a map.

topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Buriton which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Buriton to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

topup

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Buriton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup

History

topup

Societies

You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.