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Ibsley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Ibsley, a parish in Hants, on the river Avon, near the boundary with Dorsetshire, 3 miles N of Ringwood station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Ringwood; money order and telegraph office, Eingwood. Acreage, 1793; population, 221. The manor belongs to the Earl of Nor-manton. The views on the Avon here are very fine. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Fordingbridge, in the diocese of Winchester. The church contains a monument to Sir John Constable. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 parishFordingbridge 
Poor Law unionRingwood 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictNew Forest
RegionSouth East
Postal districtBH24
Post TownRingwood