Place:Martin, Hampshire, England

Alt namesEast Martinsource: hamlet in parish
Tidpitsource: hamlet in parish
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates50.98°N 1.904°W
Located inHampshire, England     (1895 - )
Also located inWiltshire, England     ( - 1895)
See alsoDamerham Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Damerham, Hampshire, Englandecclesiastical parish in which it was a chapelry (in Wiltshire)
Fordingbridge Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Ringwood and Fordingbridge Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1932-1974
New Forest District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Martin is a village and civil parish in the New Forest District of Hampshire. The nearest town, Fordingbridge, is 7 miles (11 km) to the southeast, and the cathedral city of Salisbury is 12 miles (19 km) to the northeast.

Martin is situated on the Allen River (a tributary of the Avon) in Hampshire. The village street runs north-west to south-east through the parish. The hamlets of East Martin and Tidpit are close by. Martin is the most westerly parish in Hampshire, and was part of Wiltshire until 1895.


For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Martin, Hampshire.

Research Tips

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