How to use Basingstoke in a sentence
He died at Malshanger, near Basingstoke, on the 5th of September 1846.
Basingstoke has considerable agricultural trade, and brewing, and the manufacture of agricultural implements, and of clothing, are carried on.
The Basingstoke canal, which connects the town with the river Wey and so with the Thames, was opened about 1 794, but lost its trade owing to railway competition.
Basingstoke is a town of great antiquity, and excavations have brought to light undoubted traces of Roman occupation.
Basingstoke returned two members to parliament in 1295, 1302 and 1306, but no writs are extant after this date.Advertisement
The wool trade flourished in Basingstoke at an early date, but later appears to have declined, and in 1631 the clothiers of Basingstoke were complaining of the loss of trade and consequent distress.
He was educated at Basingstoke under Thomas Warton, father of the poet, and subsequently at Oriel College, Oxford, where in 1744 he was elected to a fellowship. Ordained in 1747, he became curate at Swarraton the same year and at Selborne in 1751.
The project has received the unanimous backing of Basingstoke planners.
Click here if you can help bougainvillea From Gill, Basingstoke I am growing a bougainvillea in my conservatory for the first time.
The campaign was launched at the beginning of the year to help tackle the rising number of house break-ins in the Basingstoke area.Advertisement
However, we're now happily ensconced in what you will, I'm sure, discover is a Very Nice Hotel in Basingstoke.
I was 'the Pygmy in deepest darkest Africa ' only I lived in Basingstoke.
Daily access from the national inland waterways network is vital to the sustainable future of the Basingstoke Canal.
Due to an increased workload, a new position has been created to join the existing small team in their Basingstoke offices.
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The Woking, Aldershot and Basingstoke canal joins the Wey, but is little used.
The lands at Aldershot, an extensive open heath country, sparsely dotted by fir-woods and intersected by the Basingstoke canal, were then acquired by the crown.
I was 'the pygmy in deepest darkest Africa ' only I lived in Basingstoke.
A silver Mercedes car, believed to have been stolen during a burglary in Basingstoke on July 3, was also recovered in Caversham.
This method of building extends east as far as Basingstoke where the subsoil used is mainly chalk.Advertisement
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In 1856 a draper's apprentice, 21-year-old Thomas Burberry, opened his own store in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.