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Appleshaw, Hampshire

Historical Description

Appleshaw, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands under the Downs, 2 miles from Weyhill station on the L. & S.W.R., and it has a post office under Andover, and fairs on 7 and 8 October and 4 November. The parish contains also the hamlet of Tilly-Down, and parts of the hamlets of Appleshaw-Bottom and Dancey. Acreage, 713; population, 238. There is a money order and telegraph office at Weyhill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £215. The church is good, and there is a Methodist chapel.

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 unionAndover 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1736.


Church of England

dedication unknown (parish church)

The church, formerly a chapel to Amport, and erected in 1836, is a small cruciform building of stone and brick, consisting of nave, transepts, porch, and a low western tower with spire and pinnacles, and containing one bell: it was restored and reseated in 1903, and has 271 sittings.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Appleshaw from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Appleshaw 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:

Villages, Hamlets, &c

Appleshaw Bottom
Tilley Down

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP11
Post TownAndover