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Ashe, Hampshire

Historical Description

Ashe, a parish in Hants, 1½ mile from Overton station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5 miles ENE of Whitchurch. Post town, Overton under Micheldever station. Acreage, 2127, population, 169. Part of the surface is warren. Ashe Park and Ashe Warren are chief residences. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £308. The Church of the Holy Trinity was rebuilt in 1878 on the site of the old one, of which it retains many interesting portions, including the rood-screen and a 12th century piscina. It is an edifice of flint with stone dressings, in the Decorated style, with 120 sittings.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishAshe Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionWhitchurch 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1619.


Church of England

The Holy Trinity and St. Andrew (parish church)

The church of the Holy Trinity and St. Andrew, rebuilt in 1878 on the site of the old church of flint with stone dressings in the Early English style, from designs by Sir G. Gilbert Scott R.A. architect, consists of chancel, with organ chamber and vestry, nave, south porch and spire: the east window is stained: the 14th century screen has been restored to its original position: the Churchyard was enlarged in the year 1879, the land being the gift of the late Lieut.-Col. Portal: there is a handsome lych-gate: there are 120 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 Ashe 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 Ashe 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:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG25
Post TownBasingstoke