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Elson, Hampshire

Historical Description

Elson, a chapelry in Alverstoke parish, Hants, near Portsmouth harbour, I mile NNW of Gosport station on the L. & S.W.R. It was constituted in 1845, and its post town is Gosport. Population, 1861. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £180. Patron, the Rector of Alverstoke. The church is small and good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 districtPO12
Post TownGosport