Place:Micheldever, Hampshire, England

Alt namesMiceldevresource: Domesday Book (1985) p 124
Mitcheldeversource: Family History Library Catalog
Micheldever Stationsource: village in parish
Weston Colleysource: hamlet in parish
West Strattonsource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.149°N 1.266°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoMicheldever Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Winchester Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Winchester District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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

Micheldever is a village in Hampshire, situated 6 miles (10 km) north of Winchester. It lies upon the River Dever. The river, and village, formerly part of Stratton Park, lie on a Hampshire grass downland, underlain with chalk and flint.

Micheldever is the most northerly parish in the Borough of The City of Winchester. The parish incorporates Micheldever, Micheldever Station (a separate village), East Stratton, West Stratton, Weston Colley, and the hamlet of Woodmancott. East Stratton and and Woodmancott were separate parishes prior to 1932. The parish has a 21st century population of about 800.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Micheldever.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 3, chapter on Micheldever.
  • 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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