Farley Chamberlayne, Hampshire
Farley Chamberlayne, a parish in Hants, 6 miles from Winchester station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. It includes Slackstead hamlet. Post town and money order and telegraph omce, Romsey. Acreage, 1725; population, 103. The manor house of the hamlet of Slackstead was the place in which Sternhold composed part of the metrical version of the Psalms. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £340 with residence. The church is a substantial structure of flint and stone, with a square tower, and has some fine monuments to the St John family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Farley-Chamberlayne St. John|
|Poor Law union||Hursley|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Farley Chamberlayne from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Farley-Chamberlayne (St. John))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:
- Portsmouth Evening News
- Hampshire Telegraph
- Hampshire Advertiser
- Hampshire Chronicle
- Aldershot Military Gazette
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.