Place:Godshill (IOW), Isle of Wight, England

NameGodshill (IOW)
Alt namesRoudsource: settlement in parish
Sandfordsource: settlement in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates50.633°N 1.233°W
Located inIsle of Wight, England     (1890 - )
Also located inHampshire, England     ( - 1890)
See alsoEast Medina Liberty, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Isle of Wight Rural, Isle of Wight, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Wight District, Isle of Wight, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-1995
Isle of Wight (council), Isle of Wight, Englanddistrict municipality and unitary authority covering the area since 1995
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: This Godshill on the Isle of Wight should not be confused with another Godshill (Fordingbridge) on the mainland of Hampshire, located close to Fordingbridge in the New Forest.
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Godshill is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England with a population of 1,465 according to the 2001 UK census, reducing slightly to 1,459 at the 2011 Census. It is located between Newport and Ventnor in the southeast of the Island.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Godshill, Isle of Wight.

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