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Clanfield, Hampshire

Historical Description

Clanfield, a parish in Hants, 6 miles NW of Rowlands Castle station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ SW of Petersfield. It has a post office under Horndean; money order and telegraph office, Horndean. Acreage, 1404; population, 247. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Chalton, in the diocese of Winchester. The church, dedicated to St James, was erected in 1879, replacing a very dilapidated building of no architectural interest. There are Wesleyan and Congregational 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 parishClanfield St. James 
Poor Law unionCatherington 

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

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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DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO8
Post TownWaterlooville