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Cove, Hampshire

Historical Description

Cove, a parish in Hants, adjacent to the boundary with Surrey, near Farnborough station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5¼ miles NNE of Farnham. It has a post office under Farnborough; money order and telegraph office, Farnborough. Acreage, 1972; population, 979. The ecclesiastical district comprises a part of South Hawley, and has a population of 1267. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £290. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. A Primitive Methodist chapel was erected in 1888.

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 parishYateley 

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 Cove 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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU14
Post TownFarnborough