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Brown Candover, Hampshire

Historical Description

Brown-Candover, a parish in Hants, 5 miles from Alresford station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office, under Alresford; money order and telegraph office, Preston Candover. Acreage, 2810; population of the civil parish, 259; of the ecclesiastical, with Chilton Candover, 348. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Chilton Candover, in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £339 with residence. Patron, Lord Ashburton. The church is an erection of 1845, in the Early Tudor style.

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 parishBrown Candover St. Peter 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brown Candover 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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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO24
Post TownAlresford