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Heron or West Herne, Hampshire

Historical Description

Heron or West Herne, a hamlet in the SW of Hants, on the river Stour, 4 miles NW by N of Christchurch. Heron Court was a country house of the priors of Christchurch, is now the seat of the Earl of Malmsbury.

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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