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Bourne St Mary, Hampshire

Historical Description

Bourne-St-Mary, a tithing and a parish in Hants. Tho tithing lies 1 mile from Hurstbourne station on the L. & S.W.R., and 3 miles NW of Whitchurch, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Andover. The parish includes also the tithings of Binley, Egbury, Stoke, Swampton, and Week. Acreage, 7746; population of the civil parish, 1032; of the ecclesiastical, including Hurstbourne-Priors, 1407. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Hurstbourne-Priors, in the diocese of Winchester; value, about £255. The church is dedicated to St Peter, and has one of the four grandest fonts in the diocese. There are Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and an almshouse.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBourne St. Mary 
HundredEvingar 
Poor Law unionWhitchurch 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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