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History Punk

Because everything happened somewhere.

History for the People, by the People

Bringing you tales of Local Heroes, Rebels, Rogues, Vagabonds, Saints, Sinners, myths and legends. On a mission to record local history before memory is lost or sites are swallowed up by development.

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  • Know something about the history of your local area?
  • Share your knowledge with others and record it for posterity.
  • It's easy to record historical events and places no matter how big or small.
  • Follow the instructions under the map below.
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  2. Fill in our simple form.
  3. Start by pressing the button below.

Latest Contributions

First World War Mule Camp

Basingstoke Old Common

Tuesday 16th April 2019
During the First World War mules were shipped across the Atlantic from South America to be used as beasts of burden in the war effort.

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Site of the Labaundy Morning Post Airship Crash in 1911

Junction of Reading Road, Farnborough Road, Farnborough

Thursday 3rd January 2019

The Lebaudy Morning Post Airship was at 370ft longer than a football pitch.

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Site of the Battle of Basing between Saxons and Danes

Dicken's Lane Plantation near Basingstoke

Thursday 3rd January 2019

On the 22nd of January 871, Ethelred King of Wessex was defeated by the Viking Great Heathen Army.

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Unexploded Bomb

Railway, Old Brick works site near Crown Lane Newnham

Saturday 29th December 2018

On the 18th August 1940, a bomb was dropped by a German Bomber and embedded itself in the London and South Western Railway near Hook.

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Starting Place of the Mass trespass of Kinder Scout

Bowden Bridge Quarry Hayfield

Saturday 29th December 2018

In 1932 three groups of walkers (mainly from the neighbouring cities) numbering over 400 started a mass trespass of Kinder Scout.

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