Whistler Family Sketches

Scenes from Basingstoke
and the Area
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Scenes from Basingstoke and the Area

    Introduction: A Snapshot of Early Victorian Basingstoke
    Craftsmen of Aldermaston and Sherborne St John
  Gunmakers of Basingstoke
  Village Life in Silchester
  Destination: Western Canada
    Journey from Old Basing to Tasmania
  Basingstoke to Dartford
    Windmills to Railways
  Pennsylvania – Hands Across the Sea
  Farmers of the Hampshire Downs
  Australian Wildflowers and Flags
  Cannon Heath Farm, Kingsclere
    The Road to Rotherwick
  Supplements: Family History in Census Returns


        Whistler Window, All Saints’ Church, Hannington


Memorial window to William Whistler, in All Saints’ Church,
Hannington, designed and engraved by Sir Laurence Whistler.
Both William Whistler (1886–1978) and Sir Laurence Whistler (1912–2000)
had family roots in the Basingstoke area, but a family connection is not known.
        Photograph © Basher Eyre taken 22 June 2013,
        The Geograph Britain and Ireland project .

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