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Colden Common, Hampshire

Historical Description

Colden-Common, a chapelry in Owslebury and Twyford parishes, Hants, 2¼ miles from Shawford station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5 S by E of Winchester. Post town, Winchester; money order and telegraph office, Twyford. Population, 691. It was constituted in 1844. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £185 with residence. Patron, alternately the incumbent of Owslebury and the vicar of Twyford. There is a chapel for Bible Christians.

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

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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO21
Post TownWinchester