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Waterlooville, Hampshire

Historical Description

Waterloo or Waterlooville, a parish in Hants, 3 miles from Cosham station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Cosham. Acreage, 652; population, 436. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £160 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church of St George is a building of brick in mixed styles, with a small embattled tower, and has been restored. There are Baptist and Brethren chapels. The Portsmouth and South Hants Industrial School for girls is in this parish.

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 
Poor Law unionCatherington 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO7
Post TownWaterlooville