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Beauworth, Hampshire

Historical Description

Beauworth or Beaworth, a parish in Hants, 4 miles S of Alresford station on the L. & S.W.R., and 6½ ESE of Winchester. Post town, Alresford; money order and telegraph office, Cheriton. Area, 1508 acres; population, 136, A leaden box containing about 700 coins of William the Conqueror and William Rufus was found here in 1833. This parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Kilmeston, in the diocese of Winchester; joint net yearly value, £240, in the gift of the Crown. The church is a small structure erected in 1838.

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 parishCheriton 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1838.


Church of England

St. James (parish church)

The church of St. James, erected in 1838 by the late Henry Joyce Mulcock esq. of Ropley, is a small edifice, consisting only of nave, south porch and a belfry containing 2 bells and a clock: there are 100 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 Beauworth 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 Beauworth 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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO24
Post TownAlresford