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Ramsdale or Ramsdell, Hampshire

Historical Description

Ramsdale or Ramsdell, an ecclesiastical parish in Hants. 5 miles from Basingstoke station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Basingstoke; money order office, Basingstoke; telegraph office, Sherborne St John. For civil purposes Ramsdale is composed of three districts which are attached to the parishes of Wooton St Lawrence, Tadley, and Monk Sherborne. Population, 449. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £285. Christ Church, built in 1867, is a building of flint in the Early English style, with a tower and clock. 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.

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.