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Grant to Victoria County History

HAT recently made a grant of £8,000 to the new Victoria County History (VCH), which, under the guidance of Dr John Hare and Dr Jean Morrin, has the long-term objective of rewriting the history of the entire county, starting with a series of studies on the north-east of Hampshire. The

Buriton Village Association

The parish of Buriton, Hampshire, has a rich local heritage and a fascinating local history. As with many places, however, there is a risk that, over time, much of the knowledge and many photographs of the past could be lost. The Buriton Heritage Bank was therefore launched in 2001 to

Hampshire Field Club

The Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society was founded in 1885 to foster and promote the county’s heritage and history.  Although the society has changed a great deal over the decades, it continues to study and promote Hampshire through its four sections:  Archaeology, Historic Buildings, Landscape and Local History. The

Introduction to the Trust

Introduction to the Trust

The Trust supports the preservation and conservation of Hampshire related archives, and promotes them for the benefit of the public and to advance wider knowledge and understanding of archives

Become a Member of Trust

Become a Member of Trust

Members get invites to exclusive events and reduced rates to other events, an invitation to the AGM and at least one other exclusive event during the year, members will receive two newsletters per year.

Local History Groups

Local History Groups

There is an insatiable interest amongst most people to know about the place they live in. This has spawned many groups that research local history, often with extensive archives.

Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Hampshire Archives Trust is an independent volunteer-run charity that preserves and celebrates Hampshire’s rich and diverse documented past. We need your donations to continue this work.