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Herriard, Hampshire

Historical Description

Herriard, a parish in Hants, 4¼ miles SSE of Basing-stoke station on the G.W.R., with a post office under Bas-ingstoke; money order office, Basingstoke, telegraph office, Upton Grey. It contains the tithing of Southrope. Acreage, 2978; population, 367. The manor, with Herriard House, belongs to the Jervoise family. Herriard House was built in the time of Queen Anne, is an elegant mansion, and stands in a picturesque park about 7 miles in circuit. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £125 with residence. The church is ancient and was thoroughly restored in 1877.

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 parishHerriard St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG25
Post TownBasingstoke