Marwell or Marvel, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Marwell or Marvel, a hamlet in Carisbrooke parish, Isle of Wight, on the Medina river, 1½ mile S of Newport. A college of secular priests was founded here by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Hampshire
Civil parish Carisbrooke
Liberty West Medina

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marwell or Marvel from the following:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.