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Marwell or Marvel, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Marwell or Marvel, a hamlet in Carisbrooke parish, Isle of Wight, on the Medina river, 1½ mile S of Newport. A college of secular priests was founded here by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester.

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 parishCarisbrooke 
LibertyWest Medina 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marwell or Marvel from the following:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.