Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

Archive Education Service

Educational resources


A Face in the Crowd

Our new double DVD looks at historic and community events across Hampshire 1900-1960.
£10 plus p&p.

School Life in film & photographs

Archive film footage and photographs portraying school life in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
£5 plus p&p.

Women in the 20th Century

A compilation of still and moving images offering a fascinating insight into women’s history between 1914 and the 1950s.
£5 plus p&p.

All DVDs include teachers’ notes in pdf on the DVD-ROM portion of the disc.


Education Service publications

Medicine Through the Ages in Hampshire

This resource book provides some examples of medicine through time in Hampshire taken from the extensive holdings of the Record Office. Topics covered include cause of death in the 18th and 19th centuries from parish and workhouse records, and treatment of the sick and dying at home, in the pest-house, the house of industry and in hospital. A must for GCSE/Schools History Project.
£2 plus p&p.

Sources for Archaeology and Population Studies

This publication opens up a wide range of archival sources through three case-studies based upon rural, urban and industrial sites. The mystery behind the deserted medieval village of Chineham (part of modern Basingstoke) is revealed, as is the history of one of Winchester's oldest domestic buildings. The third case-study focuses on Hampshire's forgotten industrial heritage, ironworking, and the role played by Henry Cort in the industrial revolution. Suitable for Key Stage 4 and over-16s.
£2.50 plus p&p.

Studying Local History

A resource book on how to use original source material such as census returns, maps and parish records.
£5 plus p&p.

A Ride into the West

A typed booklet describing John Byng's travel adventures from London, through Hampshire, to the Royal seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset, where he spent a few weeks during August and September 1782. If you like Jane Austen's descriptive social observations, then you will love the acerbic wit and energy of Byng.
£2 plus p&p.b


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Archive Education Officer
Hampshire Record Office
Sussex Street
Winchester SO23 8TH