Place:Stockbridge, Hampshire, England

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NameStockbridge
Alt namesStochesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 125
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates51.1°N 1.483°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoKings Somborne Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Stockbridge is a small conservation area town and civil parish in west Hampshire, England, from London. It has an acreage of and a population of little under 600 people according to the 2001 census. It sits by the Test (in the Test Valley borough which shares local government with Hampshire County Council) at the foot of the Iron Age tumuli of Stockbridge Down including Woolbury Ring.[1]

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 4, chapter on Stockbridge.
  • 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