Chilworth

CHILWORTH, a parish, in the union of South Stoneham, hundred of Mainsbridge, Southampton and S. divisions of the county of Southampton, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Romsey; containing 177 inhabitants. It is pleasantly situated, and comprises about 1200 acres, of which 200 are wood and meadow, and the rest chiefly arable; the soil is peculiarly favourable to the growth of oak. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £53; patron and impropriator, John Fleming, Esq. The church is a neat and beautiful edifice, built a few years since, by the late patron, P. Serle, Esq.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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