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East Stratton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Stratton, East, a parish in Hants, 2¾ miles ENE of Micheldever station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8 NNE of Winchester. It has a post office under Micheldever station; money order and telegraph office, Micheldever. Acreage, 1996; population, 306. The manor belonged anciently to Hyde Abbey at Winchester; went at the dissolution to Sir T. Wriothesley; passed by marriage with a daughter of the last Earl of Southampton to William Lord Russell; and now belongs to the Earl of Northbrook, Stratton Park is the manorial mansion. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Micheldever. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a handsome building of flint and stone in the Decorated Perpendicular style, built at the expense of the Earl of Northbrook and his half-brother the Hon. Francis Baring, in 1888. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a working-men's club.

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 parishEast Stratton All Saints 
Poor Law unionWinchester 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Stratton 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 districtSO21
Post TownWinchester