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East Dean, Hampshire

Historical Description

Dean, East, a parish in Hants, on the Southampton and Salisbury Canal, adjacent to the boundary with Wilts, 1 mile ESE of Dean station on the L. & S.W.R., and 6½ NW of Romsey. Post town, Salisbury; money order and telegraph office, Dean station. Acreage, 1074; population, 196. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Lockerley, in the diocese of Winchester; joint net value, £200. The church is small and very ancient.

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 parishMottisfont 
Poor Law unionRomsey 

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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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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP5
Post TownSalisbury