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Pamber, Hampshire

Historical Description

Pamber, a parish in Hants, 3½ miles S of the boundary with Berks, and 4 NNW of Basingstoke station on the G.W.R. and L. & S.W.R. Post town, Basingstoke; money order office, Tadley; telegraph office, Basingstoke Acreage, 2185; population of the civil parish, 709; of the ecclesiastical, 1178. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester, annexed to Monk Sherborne; net value, £50 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church is part of an ancient priory, shows curious features, and contains a fine ancient oaken effigies of a knight. The priory was a cell to Cerasy Abbey in Normandy, and passed to successively Eton College, St Julien's Hospital in Southampton, and Queen's College, Oxford.

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 
HundredBarton Stacey 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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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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