Place:Farnborough, Hampshire, England

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NameFarnborough
Alt namesFernebergasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 123
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates51.283°N 0.767°W
Located inHampshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Farnborough is a town in north east Hampshire, England, part of the borough of Rushmoor and the Aldershot Urban Area. Farnborough was founded in Saxon times and is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. The name is formed from Ferneberga which means "fern hill".

The town is probably best known for its association with aviation – Farnborough Airshow, Farnborough Aerodrome, Royal Aircraft Establishment, and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

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For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Farnborough, Hampshire.

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