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Moordown, Hampshire

Historical Description

Moordown, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1874 out of Christchurch parish, in Hants, 2 miles from Bournemouth station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Bournemouth; money order and telegraph office, Winton. Population, 4535. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is a stone building in the Early English style. There is a Congregational 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

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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtBH9
Post TownBournemouth