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We research, care for and share the archives of the parish of Barton Stacey, Hampshire.

EDWARDIAN

1900-1914


Barton Stacey in Edwardian Times.





1912

Sale of the Middleton Estate


1912

Edward Castleman dies on the Titanic.




WORLD WAR I

1914-1918


Barton Stacey Servicemen of the Great War.

Barton Stacey War Memorial.





1920

Judd family gives Recreation Ground to the Parish.





1924

Sale by Lady Hodgson of the Gavelacre Estate (Bransbury, parts of Wherwell, parts of Littleton parishes).


1939

1939 October: Army Camps begin to be built at Drayton.


1939

1939 Demolition of various thatched cottages.

1st phase of Kings Elms for rehousing.

1947-71 Gradual expansion of Kings Elms from 12 to 58 houses.





1943

1943 Sale of the Drayton Lodge Estate by McCreagh to the War Department,


1952

1952 Building of Married Quarters for Army Camp Personnel begins (Roberts Road area).


1953

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, celebrations.



1953-1958 Junior aged pupils schooled at D Camp. Infants remain at original school in Bullington Lane.


1958

1958 Opening of new Primary School building at The Green.





1977

Celebrations of Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee.






Closure of Army Camps.






1984-1986 Building of Greenacres houses.






2010 Building of Bertune Close houses.






2014 June: Parish commemoration of outbreak of World War I.






2017 Closure of Lower Churchyard.

Opening of Parish Burial Ground.



2017 Closure of Goldings Fish Foods.

2018-2019 Renovation of old school building, and of West View, and building of 3 more houses on Goldings site.
















EARLY & MID NEOLITHIC


5000-2000 BC

Long barrows on Moody's Down.

Bowl barrows on Newton Down.

BRONZE AGE


2000-800 BC

Construction of earthwork called The Andyke in Bransbury.

IRON AGE

800 BC - 43 AD

Early Iron Age bowls found +++++

ROMANS



SAXONS


Church known as St Victor's [date of change of dedication to All Saints unknown]

MEDIEVAL 1066-1485

1086

Domesday book


1199

King grants of Manor to Rogo de Sacy, 1st Lord of Barton Stacey Manor.


1206

1206-1215 On Rogo's death, Manor passes to his son Emery de Sacy.


1215

King grants the Manor a market.


1241

King grants the Manor a fair.


1253

Manor divided between Isabel & Agnes, daughters of Emery. Two divisions follow different paths until reunited in 1577.

TUDOR






STUART







1713

All Saints' parish registers survive from 1713.




GEORGIAN

1756

Enclosure of common fields





1774

1774/1784 Wright sisters set up Charity Fund [later to become Barton Stacey Charities]. Establishment of Charity School for 12 poor children.


1792

Great Fire of Barton Stacey

Short account.   Fuller account in booklet.





1819

Grant by Sir Henry Wright Wilson of land in Bullington Lane for building a National School.





1830

1830-1832 The Swing Riots





1837

Closure of Upper Churchyard.

Consecration of Lower Churchyard.


1838

Courtney & Lywood sell to John Wade what will become known as Wade's Farm.


1844

Building of a Primitive Methodist Chapel in the village.


1865

Sale of the Newton Stacey Farms estate to Winchester College Estates.


1887

Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee celebrations


1892

Charles Pitt establishes his wheelwright business, later to be called Pitt Trailers.





1894

Sale of Wade's Farm to George Judd.








1900

Charles Stidston takes over tenancy of Bransbury House & Church Farm.