Place:Langrish, Hampshire, England

TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.009°N 0.997°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoEast Meon, Hampshire, Englandparish of which it was a tything
Petersfield Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
East Hampshire District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Langrish is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire District of Hampshire, England. It is 2.7 miles (4.3 km) west of Petersfield, on the A272 road.

The nearest main railway station is Petersfield, 2.3 miles (3.7 km) east of the village.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Langrish from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"LANGRISH, a tything in East Meon parish, Hants; 3½ miles W of Petersfield. It has a post-office under Petersfield. Pop., 222. Langrish Lodge is a chief residence."

Langrish was originally a tything in the ancient parish of East Meon and was formed as a civil parish within Petersfield Rural District in 1894. (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 3, chapter on East Meon contains numerous references to Langrish.
  • 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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