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Tadley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Tadley, a parish in Hants, 5 miles NNW of Basingstoke station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Basingstoke. Acreage, 2079; population of the civil parish, 1115; of the ecclesiastical, 1043. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £135 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church of St Peter is a small and ancient building of flint and brick in the Early English style. St Mary's Church is a small building erected in 1874. St Saviour's is an iron church in the rectory meadow. There are Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishTadley St. Peter 
Poor Law unionKingsclere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tadley 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.

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG26
Post TownTadley