Place:Hawley, Hampshire, England

TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.317°N 0.768°W
Located inHampshire, England     (1932 - )
See alsoHawley with Minley, Hampshire, Englandcivil parish from which Hawley was formed in 1932
Hartley Wintney Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
Hart District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Hawley was formed in 1932 when the parish of Hawley with Minley was abolished. From 1932 until 1974 it was a civil parish in Hartley Wintney Rural District. Since 1974 Hawley is a village in the civil parish of Blackwater and Hawley in the Hart District of northeastern Hampshire, England.

The village is contiguous with the small town of Blackwater. It is on the western edge of the Blackwater Valley conurbation, about 3 miles (5 km) north of central Farnborough, Hampshire, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Camberley, Surrey and about 33 miles (53 km) west-southwest of London. Hawley is also next to Cove, a large suburban village of Farnborough.

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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