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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Andover|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Appleshaw)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:
- Portsmouth Evening News
- Hampshire Telegraph
- Hampshire Advertiser
- Hampshire Chronicle
- Aldershot Military Gazette
Villages, Hamlets, &cAppleshaw Bottom
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.