Category Archives: Hampshire

Josephine Butler and spaces of reform in Winchester

There ought to be a word for the mixture of thrill and dread that comes with hearing someone talk about your home town on the radio or TV. Coming from Winchester, it’s usually dread that someone in red cords is suggesting … Continue reading

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The good death of Lawrence Britcliffe, part three: crime and flight

Cliviger Valley, by Alan Rayner. The path Alan describes here includes some of the Burnley Way via Holme, the Ram Inn and Dodbottom Woods. This post is the third in a series on the unfortunate life of Lawrence Britcliffe, a … Continue reading

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Talking ’bout my generations: Moses Stanbrook (1777-1868)

Longwood House, aka Rosehill, Owslebury, formerly a home of Lord Northesk, and his steward Moses Stanbrook. I’d suggest that quite a significant number of historians got into the business through starting off a family tree. I know that was part … Continue reading

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