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Kingsley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Kingsley, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands 4½ miles E by S of Alton station on (he L. & S.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Alton; telegraph office, Headley. Acreage, 1795; population of the civil parish, 399; of the ecclesiastical, 1341. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Binsted, in the diocese of Winchester. There is a Congregational chapel, and also an extensive foundry and manufactory for all kinds of agricultural implements.

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 parishKingsley St. Nicholas 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU35
Post TownBordon