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Popham, Hampshire

Historical Description

Popham, a parish in Hants, 4 miles from Micheldever on the L. & S.W.R., and 7½ SW of Basingstoke. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Micheldever station. Acreage, 1440; population of the civil parish, 114; of the ecclesiastical, 176. The manor belongs to Lord Ashburton. Popham Beacon is 460 feet high, and commands a fine view. Popham Lane was part of the ancient Roman road. from Winchester to Silchester, and is followed by the railway. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Woodmancott, in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £150 with residence. Patron, Lord Ashburton. The church is a small building of flint in the Gothic style, and was erected in 1879.

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 parishPopham St. Catherine 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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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DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO21
Post TownWinchester