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Penton Mewsey, Hampshire

Historical Description

Penton Mewsey, a parish in Hants, 2½ miles WNW of Andover station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Andover; money order and telegraph office, Weyhill. Acreage, 1059; population, 274. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £200 with residence. The church is ancient, was restored in 1888, and has a fine bell-turret. There is a nonconformist lecture-hall in the village.

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 parishPenton-Mewsey Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionAndover 

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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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DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSP11
Post TownAndover