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Empshot, Hampshire

Historical Description

Empshot, a parish in Hants, 3¼ miles NW of Liss station on the L. & S.W.R., and 7 SE by S of Alton. Post town, West Liss (S.O.) or Petersfield; money order and telegraph office, Liss. Acreage; 761; population, 153. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £85 with residence. The church is good.

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 parishEmpshot Holy Rood 
Poor Law unionPetersfield 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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