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Sherfield English, Hampshire

Historical Description

Sherfield English, a rural parish in Hants, 4 miles W by N of Romsey station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Romsey. Acreage, 1848; population, 318. There is a parish council consisting of five members with a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £160 with residence. The church is plain.

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 parishSherfield-English St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionRomsey 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sherfield English from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.

DistrictTest Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO51
Post TownRomsey