Document Archive

Welcome to the Droxford Heritage Archive. Here you will find material related to Droxford's history, covering the period from Norman times to modern day. Explore below the videos, photographs and historical treatises, many created, written or sourced by local residents. Documents can be sorted in a number of different ways and there is a useful word-search facility.

Most documents are available as PDFs, so if you click on the download link and open the file, you can then perform a keyword search within the document by pressing 'Ctrl' and 'F' on your keyboard at the same time and then typing any keywords into the text box that appears in the top right of the viewer window.

Document title Author Date range Category Format Download
All Rectors Michael Collins 1231 - 2015 Heritage
Annotated Church Notes Michael Collins 1250 - 1935 Heritage
Bishop Neville Lovett – Not a Rector but retired to Droxford Michael Collins Heritage
Cannon Leonard S. Etheridge R.D – Rector Michael Collins 1926 - 1946 Heritage
Canon Jacob Stephenson Rector Michael Collins 1910 - 1926 Heritage
Canon John Vaughan – Rector Michael Collins 1902 - 1910 Heritage
Church annexe July to Sept 2018 Heritage
Church annexe arch 8 - 9 May 2018 Heritage
Church of St. Mary & All Saints Droxford 1150 Heritage
Church Restoration 23 May 2016 Heritage
Church Restoration 3 October 2016 Heritage
D-Day Map showing bomb sites to the South of Droxford 1945+ Heritage, Maps
David Henley – Rector Michael Collins 1987 - 2003 Heritage
De Moels Family Tree circa 1087 to 1462 – Gordon Hope 1295 - 1391 Heritage
Dr. James Chelsum – Rector Michael Collins 1782 - 1801 Heritage
Droxford – A Hampshire Village, its History and its Church Gordon Hope 1288 - 1946 Heritage
Droxford – Hampshire Directory 1792 (poss 1798) Gordon Hope 1792 Heritage
Droxford and East Meon Church Comparisons Michael Collins 1990+ Heritage
Droxford Church – North Chapel Vault Gordon Hope 1701 - 1785 Heritage
Droxford Church & Trail Michael Collins 1664 - 1691 Heritage
Droxford Church Architectural points of interest Michael Collins 1150 - 1882 Heritage
Droxford Church Chronology Michael Collins 1200 - 1600 Heritage
Droxford Church Displays Michael Collins 1200 - 1938 Heritage
Droxford Church East Window Michael Collins 681 - 1900 Heritage
Droxford Church Enigmas Michael Collins 1599 - 1908 Heritage
Droxford Church Historical Sources Michael Collins 1980 - 2015 Heritage
Droxford Church in 1903 Michael Collins 1903 Heritage
Droxford Church Lady Chapel Flip-book Michael Collins 1316 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Lady Chapel Poster Michael Collins 1300 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Leaflet Michael Collins 681 - 1935 Heritage
Droxford Church Leaflet Guide Michael Collins 681 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Leaflet St Mary & All Saints Church Michael Collins 681 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Nineteenth & 20th Century Michael Collins 1847 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Notes Michael Collins 1250 - 1935 Heritage
Droxford Church Plan guide Michael Collins 681 - 2000 Heritage
Droxford Church Rector Michael Collins 1801 - 1945 Heritage
Droxford Church Rector List Michael Collins 2019 Heritage
Droxford Church Rectors Michael Collins 1701 - 1934 Heritage
Droxford Church Rectors Michael Collins 1231 - 1969 Heritage
Droxford Church Rectors – Heritage Michael Collins 1231 - 1946 Heritage
Droxford Church Rectors (notes) Michael Collins 1231 - 1926 Heritage
Droxford Church Rectors Flip-Books Michael Collins 1231 - 1945 Heritage
Droxford Church Variations in Church History Michael Collins 1868 - 1886 Heritage
Droxford Church Vestry Michael Collins 1790 - present Heritage
Droxford Church Victorian Layout Michael Collins Heritage, Maps
Droxford documents held by Hartley Library, Southampton University Stuart Attrill 1965 Heritage
Droxford Fair Church Film -
Droxford Manor Account Gordon Hope 1348 - 1349 Heritage
Droxford Timeline Michael Collins 681 - 1946 Heritage
Entries relating to (a) Droxford Village and (b) Midlington in the 1259/60 Custumal of the Hundred of South (i.e. Bishops) Waltham Gordon Hope 1259 - 1260 Heritage
Excerpts from Droxford’s History up to the Armada Gordon Hope 25 July 2019 Heritage
Extract paper on Soberton (British History) 2016 Heritage
Extracts from “The Lay Subsidy of 1334” (ed. Robin E. Glasscock, O.U.P. 1975). Gordon Hope 1334 Heritage
Extracts relating to DROXFORD from various documents A.D. 1231 to 1327 Gordon Hope 1231 - 1327 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1335 to 1400 Gordon Hope 1335 - 1400 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1400 to 1500 Gordon Hope 1400 - 1500 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1500 to 1600 Gordon Hope 1500 - 1600 Heritage
Extracts relating to DROXFORD from various documents A.D. 1600 to 1700 Gordon Hope 1600 - 1700 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1700 to 1800 Gordon Hope 1700 - 1800 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1800 to 1900 Gordon Hope 1800 - 1900 Heritage
Extracts relating to Droxford from various documents A.D. 1900 to 1935 Gordon Hope 1900 - 1935 Heritage
From the Register of Bishop John de Drokenesford Gordon Hope 1315 Heritage
Gordon Hope’s (GH’s) Record of Families and Residences in Droxford Gordon Hope 2017 Heritage, Maps
Graham Bower Gunnery Lieut 1896 Heritage
J.A. Griffith Colpoys – Rector Michael Collins 1831 - 1868 Heritage
Jim Foley – Rector Michael Collins 2003 - 2009 Heritage
John De Drokenesford – His life in brief Gordon Hope 1265 - 1329 Heritage
King Edward I takes an army into Scotland in A.D. 1296 Gordon Hope January 23 1296 Heritage
King Edward I overcomes William Wallace at the Battle of Falkirk Gordon Hope 1298 Heritage
King Edward I returns from Flanders In early A.D. 1298 Gordon Hope 1298 Heritage
Molendinis and De Drokenesfords Gordon Hope 1673 Heritage
Pipe Roll – Bishop of Winchester – A.D. 1208/09. – Manor of Waltham Gordon Hope 1208/09 Heritage
Pipe Roll – Bishop of Winchester – A.D. 1210/11 – Manor of Waltham Gordon Hope 1210/11 Heritage
Post. 1284 – From Register of Bishop of Winchester (Latin) – John De Pontissara Gordon Hope 1284 Heritage
Re-opening of the Crypt in the North Chapel, Droxford Church 24 February 2015 Michael Chandler 1971 - 2015 Heritage
Some Rectors of Droxford Gordon Hope 1418 - 1945 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints – The Pews Michael Collins 1847 - 1952 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints Church, Droxford – Report of Archaeological Advisor on the opening of the Crypt in the North Chapel on 24 February 2015 Michael Chandler 1973 - 2015 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints Church, Droxford – Report of Archaeological Advisor on the opening of a Vault on the South side of the Graveyard on 25 November 2015 Michael Chandler 2015 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints Church, Droxford – Report of Archaeological Advisor on the Excavations carried out at the North Door week commencing 16 April 2012 2012 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints Droxford Stained Glass Michael Collins 1868 - 1947 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford Michael Collins 681 - 2015 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford Michael Collins 681 - 1952 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford – Statement of Significance Michael Collins 2016 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford – Stained Glass Michael Collins 1886 - 2000 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford – Statement of Significance Michael Collins 681 - 1969 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford – Statement of Significance Michael Collins 681 - 1977 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford A Village Church Michael Collins 1231 - 2015 Heritage
St Mary & All Saints, Droxford, Hampshire – Graffiti Michael Collins Heritage
St Mary and All Saint’s Church, Droxford Wall paintings in the north chapel Peter Martindale 2015 Heritage
St Mary and All Saints Church, Droxford – Ground Penetrating Radar, Earth Resistance and Detailed Gradiometer Survey Report 2016 Heritage
St Mary and All Saints’ Church Ivor Coleman 27 March 2017 Heritage
St Swithun’s Day Service Michael Collins 852 - 1946 Heritage
St. Mary & All Saints, Droxford (A Guide) Gordon Hope 494 - 1969 Heritage
Stephen Bridge – Rector Michael Collins 1868 - r.1886 Heritage
Studwell – Droxford in the 1960’s Charles Skipwith 1960's Heritage
Studwell – Jim Bower 11 December 1880 Heritage
Studwell – Letter 26 June 1923 Graham Bower to The Star 26 June 1923 Heritage
Studwell – Letter Sept 1926 from Dick Barry to Graham Bower September 1926 Heritage
Studwell – Letter Sept 1927 Jim Bower from Anglo American September 1927 Heritage
Studwell – Lieut James Bower Killed January 1880 source Attrill January 1880 Heritage
Studwell – Press report Miss Maud Bower Memorial Shelter 1934 1934 Heritage
Studwell Archive 1841 - 1963 Heritage
Studwell Bower family tree 1298 - 1925 Heritage
Studwell Letter April 1947 enquiry re genealogy April 1947 Heritage
Studwell Letter March 1917 Jim Bower to Graham Bower March 1917 Heritage
Studwell Lodge Gordon Hope 23 March 2015 Heritage
Studwell Lodge – copyholders 1556 - 1843 Heritage
Studwell Lodge – 1881 census 1881 Heritage
Studwell Lodge, Droxford Gordon Hope August 2016 Heritage
Studwell Uncle Sandy to Jim re possible family connections Heritage
The Final Settlement Gordon Hope 1284 - 1963 Heritage
The Honorable Henry Keppel 1809 - 1847 Heritage
The King’s Wardrobe Gordon Hope 1272 - 1307 Heritage
The Life of John De Drokenesford Gordon Hope 1267 - 1330 Heritage
Thomas G. Strangeways – Rector Michael Collins 1965 - 1969 Heritage
Villages of the Meon Valley Michael Collins 1683 - 2010 Heritage
William Garnier – Rector Michael Collins 1801 - 1831 Heritage