Hamble le Rice, Hampshire
Hamble-le-Rice, a parish in Hants, on Southampton water, at the mouth of the Hamble river, 2½ miles SSE of Netley station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Southampton. Acreage, 413 of land and 870 of water and foreshore; population, 423. A Cistercian priory was founded here as a cell to Tirone Abbey in France. At the suppression of alien monasteries this priory was purchased, in 1391, by William of Wykeham for Winchester College. Some remains exist of an ancient castle on a projecting point of land on the shore. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £106 with residence. Patron, Winchester College. The church is ancient, has some Norman traces, and contains several monuments; it was restored and enlarged in 1880.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hamble-En-Le-Rice St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||South Stoneham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hamble le Rice from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hamble-En-Le-Rice (St. Andrew))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Online maps of Hamble le Rice are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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.