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Deane, Hampshire

Historical Description

Deane, a parish in Hants, near Oakley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ miles W by S of Basingstoke. Post town, either Whitchurch, Hants, or Micheldever; money order office, Overton; telegraph office, Oakley railway station. Acreage, 1586; population, 121. The manor was bought by the famous bishop, William Wickham, and passed to the Parrotts, the Fieneses, the Deanes, and the Harwoods, and now belongs to the Beach family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £220 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1818. It is a Gothic structure with a lofty square tower, and contains a three-arched stone screen, and several mural monuments.

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 parishDean All Saints 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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 Deane 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.

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG25
Post TownBasingstoke