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Leckford, Hampshire

Historical Description

Leckford, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands on the river Test, 2 miles NNE of Stockbridge station on the L. & S.W.R., and has a post office under Stockbridge; money order and telegraph office, Stockbridge. Acreage of parish, 2235; population, 276. There are some chalk pits. The living is twofold-a vicarage and a sinecure rectory, in the diocese of Winchester; value, £360 with residence. Patrons, St John's College, Oxford. The church is ancient but good. There is a Methodist 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 
Ecclesiastical parishLeckford St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionStockbridge 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Leckford from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Leckford are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO20
Post TownStockbridge