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Church Oakley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Church-Oakley, a parish in Hants, 1 mile from Oakley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ miles WSW of Basingstoke. It has a post and money order office under Basing-stokc; telegraph office, Oakley railway station. Acreage, 1630; population, 313. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £217 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1869, and an organ set up in 1874. It contains a monument of Archbishop Warham, who was born at Malshanger House.

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 parishChurch Oakley St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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