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Idsworth, Hampshire

Historical Description

Idsworth, a township and a chapelry in Hants, contiguous to Sussex, and 2 miles from Rowland's Castle station on the L. & S.W.R., and 3 E of Homdean. Post town, Horn-dean; money order and telegraph office, Rowland's Castle. Acreage, 1728; population, 362. The manor, with Idsworth Park, belongs to the Jervoise family. The living is annexed to the rectory of Chalton, in the diocese of Winchester; united value, £700 with residence. The church is very old, and in the Early English style. There is a small Congregational chapel at Finch Dean.

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 parishChalton 
Poor Law unionCatherington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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