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Lasham, Hampshire

Historical Description

Lasham, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 4 miles NW of Alton station and 7 from Basingstoke station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Alton. Acreage, 1796; population, 169. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £390 with residence. The church is a small building in the Early English style, and was erected in 1868. A jubilee avenue of beech trees forms a boundary for some distance between the parishes of Lasham and Bernard.

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 parishLasham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionAlton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lasham from the following:

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

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

DistrictEast Hampshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU34
Post TownAlton