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Fleet and Crookham Local History Group



These are held on open shelves on the first floor of Fleet Library 
for anyone to look at

NO.    TOPIC                          OUTLINE OF CONTENTS

 1     Brief History             Brief history.  Timeline.
 2.    Census 1841            Transcript, article, map of Crookham Tithing
 3.    Census 1851            Transcript of Crookham Tithing
 4.    Census 1861            Transcript
 5.    Census 1871            Transcript of Fleet and Crookham
 6.    Census 1881            Transcript
 7.    Census 1891            Transcript
 8.    Census 1901            Transcript
 9.    Parish registers        All Saints, Fleet, partial transcript of marriages and burials
10.    Directories               Images and transcripts of local directories 1859 - 1950
11.    Brake Estates          Introduction, map, notes on May and Keep families.                   Details of map collection showing the first development of Fleet. Photos               
12.    Railway                 Articles and photos.
13.    Fleet Pond            Article about Fleet Pond's history.  Information leaflets from the                                           Fleet Pond Society.  Photos.
14.    Basingstoke Canal        Sale.  Map.  Photos.  Information from the Canal Society.
15.    Water Company       Introduction about Fleet's water supply and the surviving ledger.                            Edited database of the 1911 - 1917 ledger.
16.    Schools              List of schools and dates.  Extracts and copies of log books.
17.    Plant nurseries    Map.  Adverts.  Photos.  Summary of known nurseries.
18.    Enclosure            Act of 1829.  Map of 1834.  Abstract of Enclosure Award.                                              Background notes.
19.    Photographs        Thumbnail images of some of the local history group's collection.
20.    Tobacco Farm       Article about Mr Brandon's tobacco farm on the Redfields estate.                      Thumbnail photos of the business.
21.    Large Estates        Basingbourne, Courtmoor, Crookham Knoll, Dinorben,                         Dogmersfield, Elvetham, Fleet Farm and Mill, Minley, Redfields,                        Velmead - notes, sales, photos.
22.    Churches                   Photos.  History.
23.    Brewery and pubs      Database of sources.  Photos.
24.    Stones and Streams   Notes and photos of war Department boundary stones and local streams.
25.    Property Sales       List from archive database.
26.    Wars and Memorials    Transcripts of names from local war memorials.  Photos.
27.    Sport                 List from archive database relating to sports clubs and activities.
28.    Leisure               List from archive database relating to clubs and societies.
29.    Memories           Some memories, oral history.  Invitation to add to memories.
30.    Cemeteries         Memorials in All Saints, Fleet and Hope Baptist Cemetery,                     Fleet.
31.    Electoral Roll       Database of Fleet electoral roll 1930
32.    Census 1911       Database in four binders.
33.    Road Names        Lists of road names and reason for the name.
34.    Then and Now    A few examples from an ongoing project to show how the area has                     changed.
35.    Olympics            Local Olympians and the 1948 events at Tweseldown.
36.    Farms                Notes and map of local farms, including Fleet Farm.
37.    Poor Law            Various notes and documents.
38.    Businesses        Technograph and Telegraph, and others
39.    Christ Church MIs    Surname index of memorial inscriptions in the graveyard of Christ Church, Gally Hill Road, Church Crookham.
40.    Shops  1          Illustrated articles on the history of 24 local family-run businesses.

41.    Shops 2          Illustrated articles on the history of 24 local family-run businesses.

Our binders of local history in Fleet Library Our binders of local history in Fleet Library

Fleet Library, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet, GU51 4BX.  Tel: 0845 6035631

The library has many items relating to local history, including maps, electoral rolls, books and parish registers on microfiche. 

Libraries in Aldershot, Farnborough and Basingstoke hold newspapers that may include references to the Fleet and Crookham area.

Contact them to check whether they have anything to help with your enquiry.