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Abbotston, Hampshire

Historical Description

Abbotston, a hamlet and a parish in Hants. The hamlet lies 2½ miles NW of Alresford, and 7 ESE of Micheldever railway station. The parish is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Itchin-Stoke, in the diocese of Winchester. It contains a ruined church and part of an old mansion of the Paulets. See ITCHIN-STOKE.

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 parishAbbotston St. Peter 
Poor Law unionAlresford 

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 Abbotston 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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO24
Post TownAlresford