Events in the Village

Credit: Garry Allam, Bishop's Sutton Heritage; curated by Mark Allen

Fire at Northside ( Farm) 1871 newspaper report

Bishop's Sutton, Fire at Northside ( Farm) 1871 newspaper report

Domesday Book 1086 Entry for Sutton

The Domesday book is the name given to the Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester", a manuscript that contains the Great Survey of 1086 taken during 1085-1086 under the orders of King William (the Conqueror). It covered most of England and Wales.

Sudtone was in the Hundred of Esselei which translates to Ashley. A Hundred was a division of a Shire for military and judicial purposes and contained several places. in 1086 Esselei contained Sutton, West Tisted and Bramdean. It is virtually the same area as the later Bishop's Sutton Hundred which also included Bighton.

The fact that Headley near Alton was also included in Sutton possibly accounts for the three of the four mills; Headley continued to be associated with Bishop's Sutton until well into the 19th century

Bishop's Sutton, Domesday Book 1086 Entry for Sutton

Domesday Book entry Translation and Interpretation

Bishop's Sutton, Domesday Book 1086 Entry for Sutton

Attempted murder and Robbery 1816

This is the report of an assault and Robbery by Charles Weeks and his wife Sarah upon John Glasspool in 1816 and the following trial at the Lent Assizes in Winchester the following year. Charles met a grim end but it is unknown what became of his wife Sarah.

Bishop's Sutton, Attempted murder and Robbery 1816

Bishop's Sutton, Attempted murder and Robbery 1816

Bishop's Sutton girl attacked May 1939

Report of Attack Portsmouth Evening News 17 May 1939

Bishop's Sutton, girl attacked May 1939

The trial of Violet Norris attacker...

Bishop's Sutton girl attacked May 1939

... The trial continued and sentence

Bishop's Sutton girl attacked May 1939

Murder 1934
Taken from Hampshire Telegraph 15 June 1934

Bishop's Sutton, Murder 1934

A tragic story Portsmouth evening News 22nd June 1906

Death of a child

Bishop's Sutton, death of a child 1906

Church Trouble 1889

Southern Echo 17 August 1889

Bishop's Sutton, Church Trouble 1889

Missing Bishop's Sutton man body found 1870

George William Vinson 9 August 1870

Missing Bishop's Sutton man body found 1870

Fire at Bishops Sutton August 1822

Taken from London Morning Post 20th August 1822.
Another report of the same incident gives the location as New Place Bishop's Sutton. this was the name of what is now New House

Fire at Bishops Sutton August 1822

Advertisement for Alresford Show 1950 held at Sutton Manor stud Old Park Road

lresford Agricultural show moved to Bishop's Sutton in 1945. It stayed there until 1950 when it moved back to Alresford.
It looks like the stud was still in the village but had been given the name Manor Farm Stud. (same location as when Yates had it) but it had formed part of the of the 2,000 acre estate Sir William (Wilkie) Collins along with Harcombe House, Ropley, Hampshire

Bishop's Sutton, Advertisement for Alresford Show 1950

Alresford Show at Manor Farm Stud

Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 27 September 1946

Bishop's Sutton,  Alresford Show 1946

Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 27 September 1946

Bishop's Sutton,  Alresford Show 1946

Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 27 September 1946

Bishop's Sutton,  Alresford Show 1946