Place:Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire, England

NameFarleigh Wallop
Alt namesFarleigh-Wallopsource: Family History Library Catalog
Ferlegesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 123
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.217°N 1.1°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoBermondspit Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Basingstoke Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Basingstoke and Deane District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Farleigh Wallop is a small village and civil parish in the Basingstoke and Deane District of Hampshire, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Basingstoke on the slopes of Farleigh Hill (208 m). The parish includes about 1,725 acres (6.98 km2).

Since 1486, Farleigh Wallop has been the home of the Wallop family, including John Wallop (1490-1551), Henry Wallop (1540-1599), and Gerard Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth (1898-1984), whose seat, Farleigh House, is in the village.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 3, chapter on Farleigh Wallop.
  • 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
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