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Smannell or Swanhill, Hampshire

Historical Description

Smannell or Swanhill, a hamlet and an ecclesiastical district in Andover civil parish, Hants. The hamlet lies 2½ miles NE of Andover station on the L. & S.W.R., and has a post office under Andover; money order and telegraph office, Andover. The ecclesiastical district comprises the hamlets of Little London, Woodhouse, Finkley, and Smannell. Population of the ecclesiastical district, 398. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Knight's Enham, in the diocese of Winchester; net value of the united parish, £240 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is a building of flint and brick in the Early English style. There is a Baptist chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Civil parishAndover 
Poor Law unionAndover 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Smannell or Swanhill from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.