North Stoneham, Hampshire
Stoneham, North, a parish, with five hamlets, in Hants, 2 miles from Eastleigh, and 1½ mile from Swathling stations on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ miles N by E of Southampton. It has a post office under Southampton; money order and telegraph office, Eastleigh. Acreage, 5056; population, 1569. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. North Stoneham Park is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £480 with residence. The church is of the 14th and 15th centuries, and contains the remains of the celebrated Lord Hawke, vice-admiral of Great Britain, to whose memory there is a handsome monument, and also of the Lord Chief-justice Fleming, who died in 1613, and whose full-length figure in robes of office, with Lady Fleming and, their children below, reclines in the S aisle. The church was restored in 1889. Canon Liddon, D.D., was born in this parish.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||North Stoneham St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||South Stoneham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for North Stoneham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Stoneham, North (St. Nicholas))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Online maps of North Stoneham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:
- Portsmouth Evening News
- Hampshire Telegraph
- Hampshire Advertiser
- Hampshire Chronicle
- Aldershot Military Gazette
Villages, Hamlets, &cSwathling
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.