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Caption for Eastleigh, North Stoneham Church c1955: Not far from the airport is North Stoneham Church, which has undergone many alterations since it was first built in the 10th century. There are many monuments in the church and in the graveyard to famous people, including Sir Thomas Fleming, who was the Lord Chief Justice who authorised the execution of Guy Fawkes, and Admiral Lord Hawke, victorious in the Battle of Quiberon Bay. In the graveyard are stones bearing indications of the profession of the person buried beneath, such as a violin or books. The ten bells in the tower are often tolled.

An extract from Around Eastleigh including Chandler's Ford, Bishopstoke and Botley Living Memories.

Memories of Eastleigh, North Stoneham Church c1955

I remember North Stoneham Church from a favourite walk my family and I used to take of a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. We set out from Kelvin Road and made our way towards Stoneham Lane with the blacksmith's shop on the corner, and the Cricketers Inn just up the road. I seem to remember that a barrage balloon was (...Read full memory)

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