Old Maps of Basingstoke

Historic Maps of Basingstoke and the local area.

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 aan ordinary (non-boarding) Infants & Junior school called Fairfields, and yes I remember Mr. Thomas, the headmaster, as an authority to (...Read full memory)

I was born in Basingstoke in1942 at 17 Mortimer lane, pulled down during the town redevelopment. I remember playing on the bomb site opposite St Michaels Church, now a remembrance garden. we also used to go into the meadow at the back of Mortimer lane at mid-day on Sunday, sit in a tin bath in the (...Read full memory)