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Greatham, Hampshire

Historical Description

Greatham, a parish in Hants, on the east verge of the county, 2 miles from Liss station on the L. & S.W.R. and 5 NNE from Petersfield. It has a post office under West Liss; money order and telegraph office, West Liss. Acreage, 2031; population, 288. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £245 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Decorated style, and was erected in 1875.

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 parishGreatham St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionPetersfield 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU33
Post TownLiss