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Littleton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Littleton, a parish in Hants, 3½ miles NW by N of Winchester station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Winchester. Acreage, 1302; population, 178. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £156. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church is of the 12th century and good.

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 parishLittleton St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionWinchester 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Littleton 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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO22
Post TownWinchester