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Worting, Hampshire

Historical Description

Worting, a parish in Hants, 2½ miles W by S of Basingstoke station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Basingstoke; money order and telegraph office, Basingstoke. Acreage, 1145; population, 141. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £220 with residence. The church, which has been rebuilt, is in the Early English style. There are almshouses for two poor families.

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 parishWorting St. Thomas à Becket 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Worting 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 districtRG23
Post TownBasingstoke