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Sidmonton or Sydmonton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Sidmonton or Sydmonton, a parish in Hants, 3 miles W by S of Kingsclere, and 1 mile from Burghclere station on the G.W.R. Post town, Newbury. Acreage, 2145; population, 137. The manor belonged to Romsey Abbey, and was bought by Sir John Kingsmill in Henry VIII.'s reign. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Echinswell, in the diocese of Winchester. The church was rebuilt in 1853, three Norman arches from the old church being built into it.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Sidmonton or Sydmonton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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