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Broughton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Broughton, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands near to the Roman road from Winchester to Salisbury, probably on the site of the station Brigis or Brige, near the river Anton, and 3 miles from Horsebridge station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Stockbridge (S.O.) The parish includes also the tithing of Frenchmoor and the hamlet of Pittleworth. Acreage, 345; population of the civil parish, 842; of the ecclesiastical, with Bossington, 986. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Bossington, in the diocese of Winchester; joint net value, £900 with residence. The church is good, and there are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 parishBroughton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStockbridge 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broughton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO20
Post TownStockbridge