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Purbrook, Hampshire

Historical Description

Purbrook, a village and a chapelry in Farlington parish, Hants. The village stands near Portsdown Hill, 2 miles from Cosham station on the L. & S.W.R., and 6½ miles NNE of Portsmouth. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Cosham. The chapelry was constituted in 1858. Population, 259. Pnrbrook Park is the seat of the Deverell family. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £50. Patron, the Rector of Farlington. The church was built in 1858. There is a Primitive Methodist 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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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO7
Post TownWaterlooville