Crondall, a village, a tithing, a parish, and a hundred in Hants. The village stands on the Roman road to Sil-chester, near the ancient British Maulth Way and the Basingstoke Canal, 3 miles W by N of Farnham station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ ESE of Odiham, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Farnham. The tithing includes the village, and bears the name of Crondall and Swanthorpe. The parish contains also the tithings of Ewshott, Dippenhall, and Crookham. Acreage, 9772; population of the civil parish, 3898; of the ecclesiastical, 1321. Some fine tessellated pavements have been found at Barley Pound, and about 100 Merovingian gold coins were discovered in 1828 on Ewshott Heath. An earthwork with double ditch called Caesar's camp, is near the spot where the coins were found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; value, £300. The church is Norman, has been well restored, and contains a brass of 1370. The vicarages of Crookham, Ewshott, and Fleet are separate benefices. There are Congregational and Bible Christian chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Crondall All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Hartley-Wintney|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Crondall from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Crondall (All Saints))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Online maps of Crondall are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:
- Portsmouth Evening News
- Hampshire Telegraph
- Hampshire Advertiser
- Hampshire Chronicle
- Aldershot Military Gazette
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.