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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Basingstoke and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

I Was Married Here

I was married there in 1964, long before it was swamped by the town centre. My daughter was christened there. I then went to work at Van Moppes, can anyone remember it? I was living at Viables Farm, a working farm then, I believe it's a craft centre now. They were good days.

A memory of Basingstoke

Farfields School

I suspect either caption "Basingstoke Boarding School" or "Fairfields School" is correct, depending on your time period. I attended this school in the 1960s & 70s when it was ...Read full memory

A memory of Basingstoke by Colin Moden

Fairfields School

Is this caption right? 42064 seems right - this is the Board School established under Act of Parliament. http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Leducation70.htm. I believe that ...Read full memory

A memory of Basingstoke by C W