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The Hamble, Hampshire

Historical Description

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.