Place:West Tytherley, Hampshire, England

NameWest Tytherley
Alt namesWest Deansource: manor in parish
Tederlecsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 125
Tiderlaisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 125
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.067°N 1.617°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoThorngate Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Stockbridge Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Romsey and Stockbridge Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
Test Valley District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

West Tytherley is a village and civil parish in the Test Valley District of Hampshire. Its nearest town is Stockbridge, which lies approximately 6 miles (10 km) northeast from the village, but West Tytherley's post town is Salisbury. Since 1974 the village has shared a joint parish council with the neighbouring parish of Frenchmoor.

West Tytherley was in the Stockbridge Rural District from 1894 until 1932, and in the Romsey and Stockbridge Rural District from 1932 until 1974. Since 1974 the parish has been in the Test Valley District of Hampshire.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 4, chapter on West Tytherley with Buckholt (a neighbouring extra parochial area).
  • 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