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Milton (Portsea Island), Hampshire

Historical Description

Milton, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Portsea Island, Hants. The village lies on Langston Harbour, 2 miles E of Portsmouth, and 1 mile from Fratton station on the L. & S.W.R., and has a post office under Portsmouth. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1844. Population, 8218. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Portsea. The adjoining town of Eastney was incorporated in the parish in 1884. The Royal Marine Artillery Barracks, the Isle of Portsea Union, Portsmouth Lunatic Asylum, and Portsmouth Jail are in the parish.

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

Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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