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Titchborne or Tichborne, Hampshire

Historical Description

Titchborne or Tichborne, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 2 miles SSW of Alresford station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Alresford; money order and telegraph office, Cheriton. Acreage, 3055; population, 301. There is a parish council consisting of six members. Tichborne House belongs to the baronet family of Tichborne, and stands near the site of a castle of the Tichbornes, built in the time of Henry II., successor of a still more ancient residence of the Tichbornes. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Cheriton. The church is an ancient building of flint with a brick tower. There is a Roman Catholic chapel at Tichborne House.

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 parishTitchbourn St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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