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Litchfield, Hampshire

Historical Description

Litchfield, a parish in Hants, near the Roman Way from Silchester, with a station on the G.W.R. 63 miles from London. It has a post office under Whitchurch; money order and telegraph office, Whitchurch. Acreage, 1314; population, 118. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £250 with residence. The church is a stone building in the Norman style, and was well restored in 1874.

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 parishLitchfield St. James 
Poor Law unionKingsclere 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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

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DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG28