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Crawley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Crawley, a parish in Hants, 4 miles E of Stockbridge station on the S.W.R., and 5½ NW of Winchester. It includes Hunton chapelry, and has a post office under Winchester; money order and telegraph office, Winchester. Acreage, 3607; population of the civil parish, 410; of the ecclesiastical, 481. Crawley Court is the seat of the Kennard family. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Hunton, in the diocese of Winchester; joint net value, £420 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The nave of the church is Late Tudor, with a square tower. The chancel was rebuilt in 1887.

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 parishCrawley St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWinchester 

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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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RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO21
Post TownWinchester