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Thruxton, Hampshire

Historical Description

Thruxton, a parish in Hants, 1 mile from Weyhill station on the M. & S.W. Joint railway, and 5½ miles W of Andover. It has a post office under Andover; money order office, Amport; telegraph office, Weyhill. Acreage, 1565; population of the civil parish, 311; of the ecclesiastical, 332. The manor belongs to St John's Hospital, Winchester. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £357 with residence. The church, an edifice of flint and stone, has been restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishThruxton Holy Rood 
Poor Law unionAndover 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thruxton 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 districtSP11
Post TownAndover