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Hawley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Hawley, a small village and a chapelry in Yateley parish, Hants. The village lies near the river Blackwater, the boundary with Surrey, and 2 miles from Farnborough station on the L. & S.W.R. The chapelry was constituted in 1838. It has a post office under Blackwater; money order and telegraph office, Blackwater. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £400 with residence. The church is a Gothic edifice of 1838, and was enlarged in 1882. All Saints' Home for girls was erected in 1881 for the accommodation of 30 children; there is a small church attached for their use.

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 
Civil parishYately 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hawley from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


Online maps of Hawley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU17
Post TownCamberley