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Weston, Hampshire

Historical Description

Weston, an ecclesiastical parish in St Mary Extra parish, Hants, 2 miles ESE of Southampton station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Southampton station; money order and telegraph office, Woolston. The parish was constituted in 1865. Population, 304. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £145. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church was built in 1865, and is a handsome edifice with a spire. Weston Grove, with a lovely variety of wood, lawn, and water, has been described in a poem by Miss Mitford.

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 
Poor Law unionSouth Stoneham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weston from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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.

DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU32
Post TownPetersfield