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North Baddesley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Baddesley, North, a parish in Hants, 3 miles from Chandler's Ford station on the L. & S.W.R., 84 E by S of Romsey, which is the post town. Acreage, 2582; population of the civil parish, 359; of the ecclesiastical, 219. Baddesley Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £111. The church is 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 
Poor Law unionHursley 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1682.


Church of England

St. John the Baptist (parish church)

The ancient church of St. John the Baptist, formerly belonging to the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem, is a small edifice of flint and stone, consisting of chancel and nave, with western gallery, south porch and a western tower of brick, with 2 bells: the desk and chain to which the Bible was formerly attached, and the ancient Bible itself are in good preservation: two stones in the tower bear the date 1674: there are 130 sittings.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for North Baddesley 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 North Baddesley 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 districtSO52
Post TownSouthampton