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Newnham, Hampshire

Historical Description

Newnham, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 1 mile from Hook station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ miles E by N of Basingstoke. It has a post office, of the name of Newnham Green; money order and telegraph office, Hook. Acreage, 1404; population of the civil parish, 446; of the ecclesiastical, with Maplederwell, 624. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Maplederwell, in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £270 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church is old and curious, lias been restored, and contains some interesting monuments. 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 parishNewnham St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newnham 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.

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG27
Post TownHook