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Bransgore, Hampshire

Historical Description

Bransgore, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1874 from the parishes of Christchurch and Sopley, in Hampshire. It stands near the river Avon, and 3 miles from Holmsley station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Ringwood; telegraph office, Hinton St Michael. Population, 955. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £173 with residence. The church is a building of brick and stone in the Perpendicular style, and has been very much enlarged and restored. There is also a Wesleyan chapel.

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 CountyHampshire 
Civil parishChristchurch 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bransgore from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictNew Forest
RegionSouth East
Postal districtBH23
Post TownChristchurch