Place:Bishops Sutton, Hampshire, England

NameBishops Sutton
Alt namesBishop's Suttonsource: spelling variation
Bishops-Suttonsource: spelling variation
Sudtonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 122
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.083°N 1.133°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoBishops Sutton Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Alresford Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Winchester Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
Winchester District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Bishops Sutton or Bishop's Sutton is a village and civil parish in the Winchester District or City of Winchester of Hampshire, 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the market town of Alresford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 419.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Bishops Sutton.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 3, chapter on Bishops Sutton.
  • GENUKI has a list of archive holders in Hampshire including the Hampshire Record Office, various museums in Portsmouth and Southhampton, the Isle of Wight Record Office and Archives.
  • The Hampshire Online Parish Clerk project has a large collection of transcriptions from Parish Registers across Hampshire.
  • A listing of all the Registration Districts in England and Wales since their introduction in 1837 together with tables listing the parishes that were part of each district and the time period covered, along with detailed notes on changes of parish name, mergers, etc. Do respect the copyright on this material.
  • The three-storey City Museum in Winchester covers the Iron Age and Roman periods, the Middle Ages, and the Victorian period.
  • Volumes in The Victoria County History Series are available for Hampshire through British History Online. There are three volumes and the county is covered by parishes within the old divisions of "hundreds".
A collection of maps on the A Vision of Britain through Time website illustrating the English county of Hampshire over the period 1832-1932 (the last two are expandible):
  • A group of maps of the post-1974 municipal districts or boroughs of Hampshire on Wikipedia Commons