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North Charford, Hampshire

Historical Description

Charford, North, a parish in Hants, on the river Avon, at the verge of the county, 1 mile from Breamore railway station. It was known to the Saxons as Cerdicesford, and is said to have taken that name from Cerdic having formed his court at or near it, on the founding of Wessex. It has no ecclesiastical status, and its church is in ruins. Acreage, 874; population, 87.

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 parishNorth Charford St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionFordingbridge 

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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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNew Forest
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP6
Post TownFordingbridge