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Stokes Bay, Hampshire

Historical Description

Stokes Bay, a village in Alverstoke parish, Hants, with a station on the L. & S.D.R., 82 miles from London, and 2 S of Gosport. It has a pier and coastguard station, is the point of steamboat communication with Eyde, and overlooks a famous roadstead, where all ships of war, when fitted with new engines, test their speed at a measured mile.

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.


Online maps of Stokes Bay are available from a number of sites:

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.