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East Worldham, Hampshire

Historical Description

Worldham, East, a parish in Hants, 2½ miles SE of Alton station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Alton. Acreage, 1800; population, 252. A tumulus is on King John's Hill, and fragments of Roman pottery have been found there. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £150. Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is in the Transition Norman style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 
Poor Law unionAlton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Worldham 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.

DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU34
Post TownAlton