Looking for something to read in these trying times?

The Early Years of Waterlooville 1810-1910 and a History of the Forest of Bere.

A special Edition to Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo – 18 June 1815

“…In 1710 it was recorded that the 'highway' between Portsmouth and Petersfield was impassable for nine months of the year with the road being no more than a muddy track it was decided through an Act of Parliament to create the Portsmouth Sheet Turnpike Trust.
Because of the rapidly growing importance of Portsmouth as a Naval Port…”

Read this and 100 other local history booklets for free at: thespring.co.uk/heritage/local-history-booklets/


Steve Jones
Posted on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 11:58