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Lockerley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Lockerley, a village and a parish in Hants. The village stands 1½ mile from Dunbridge station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ miles NW of Romsey. It has a post and telegraph office under Romsey; money order office, West Dean. There is a parish council with seven members. Acreage of the civil parish, 1648; population, 608; of the ecclesiastical, 804. The living is a vicarage, with East Dean annexed, in the diocese of Winchester; value, £200 with residence. The church is a handsome building with tower and spire and a peal of bells. It was erected in 1890. There is a Baptist 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 parishLockerley St. John 
Poor Law unionRomsey 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO51
Post TownRomsey