Sarisbury, Swanwick, and Curbridge, Hampshire
Sarisbury, Swanwick, and Curbridge form a chapelry in Titchfield parish, Hants, on the river Humble, 1½ mile from Swanwick station on the L. & S.W.R., with a post, money order, and telegraph office at Salisbury Green. For parish council purposes, with the adjoining ecclesiastical parish of St John, Lock's Heath, it has a parish council consisting of thirteen members. The chapelry was constituted in 1836, and included at that time Warsash and Hook, but now forms the separate ecclesiastical parish of St Paul, Sarisbury. Population, 1301. In the attached hamlet of Curbridge there is a mission-room, erected in 1893. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £340 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Titchfield. The church is a neat edifice in the Early English style, and has been enlarged. There are also a Baptist chapel and a small iron church. Coldeast, Sarisbury Court, Brooklands, and Swanwick Glen are the chief residences.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Sarisbury, Swanwick, and Curbridge from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Sarisbury)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.
Online maps of Sarisbury, Swanwick, and Curbridge 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, &cSwanwick
The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.