Place:Neatham, Hampshire, England

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NameNeatham
Alt namesNetehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 124
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.167°N 0.933°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoHolybourne, Hampshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a tything
Alton Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Alton Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1932
Holybourne, Hampshire, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1932
East Hampshire District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Neatham is now a hamlet in the civil parish of Holybourne in the East Hampshire District of Hampshire, England. Its nearest town is Alton, which lies 1.6 miles (2.6 km) south-west from the hamlet.

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Neatham was originally a tything in the parish of Holybourne. In 1870 it had a population of 57 in 8 houses. (Source: John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales as quoted in "A Vision of Britain through Time") It was a civil parish until 1932 when it was re-absorbed into Holybourne.

Research Tips

  • 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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