Place:Mapledurwell, Hampshire, England

Alt namesMapledrewellesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 124
Maplederwellsource: alternate spelling
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates51.267°N 1.017°W
Located inHampshire, England     ( - 1932)
See alsoNewnham, Hampshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a chapelry
Basingstoke Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Basingstoke Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Mapledurwell and Up Nately, Hampshire, Englandcivil parish into which it was merged in 1932
Basingstoke and Deane District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Mapledurwell is a village and civil parish in the Basingstoke and Deane District of Hampshire, located southeast of Basingstoke. The name Mapledurwell means "maple tree spring".

GENUKI states that Mapledurwell was a chapelry of the parish of Newnham before it became a separate civil parish. In 1932 the civil parish was abolished and replaced by the civil parish of Mapledurwell and Up Nately.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Mapledurwell.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 4, chapter on Mapledurwell (or Maplederwell).
  • 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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