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Ewhurst, Hampshire

Historical Description

Ewhurst, a parish in Hants, 3 miles SE of Kingsclere, and 5 from Basingstroke station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Basingstoke; money order and telegraph office, Kingsclere. Acreage, 477; population, 55. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £83. Patron, the Duke of Wellington. The church is good. The name Ewhurst is "Werste" in the Domesday Book, and is probably the name of the original proprietor, as the adjacent parish of Wolverhampton is the town of "Ulvere."

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 parishEwhurst St. Mary 
Poor Law unionKingsclere 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU6
Post TownCranleigh