The Hamble, Hampshire
Hamble, The, a stream of Hants. It rises near Bishops Waltham and runs about 11 miles south-south-westward, past Betley and Burlesdon, to Southampton Water at Hamble-le-Rice. Its lower reach, from Betley downward, is estuarial and navigable, and has, to a considerable extent, pleasantly-wooded shores.
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.