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those, from Burpham and Jacobs Well who gave their lives in the 1914-1918 war

‘Burpham Will Remember Them’

In the early 1900s Burpham was in the Parish of Worplesdon and together with Jacob’s Well was essentially one large, scattered, community.

History of Burpham and Jacob’s Well

We aim to add historical information about our villages that we hope will be of interest and give some more background to the life and times of Burpham just after the turn of the century in 1900.

Please see :

                A short history of Burpham Church

                Burpham then - extract from  “Burpham. Norman Manor to Surburban Village” by the late Roger Marjoribanks

                The Burpham War Memorial Dedication Service Sheet, August 22nd 1920

                The War To End All Wars - a monthly series about aspects of WW1 (we will add each month) by David Winter

And of course the extracts from the late Jean Shail’s book:  “The Burpham War Memorial” which has been the foundation for much of the further research relating to those named on the memorial.

These extracts are featured on our site pages for each of those named on the memorial. See Those who fell


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