Place:Pamber, Hampshire, England

Alt namesPamber Endsource: settlement in parish
Pamber Greensource: settlement in parish
Pamber Heathsource: settlement in parish
Little Londonsource: settlement in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.333°N 1.133°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoMonk Sherbourne, Hampshire, Englandancient parish of which it was a chapelry
Barton Stacey Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located until 1834
Basingstoke Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located since 1834
Basingstoke Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Basingstoke and Deane District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Pamber is a civil parish in the north of Hampshire, England, near the border with Berkshire. It contains four settlements: Pamber Heath, Pamber Green, Pamber End and Little London.

Formerly part of Barton Stacey Hundred and Basingstoke Rural District it is now part of the Basingstoke and Deane District.

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

"PAMBER, a parish in Basingstoke [registration] district, Hants: 3¼ miles S of the boundary with Berks, and 4 N N W of Basingstoke [railway] station. Post-town: Monk-Sherborne, under Basingstoke. Acres: 2,150. Real property: £2,034. Population: 677. Houses: 143. Pamber forest is a meet for the Vine hounds. The living is a [perpetual] curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value: not reported. Patron: Queen's College, Oxford. The church is part of an ancient priory, shows curious features, and contains a fine ancient oaken-effigies of a knight. The priory was a cell to Cerasy abbey in Normandy; and passed to successively Eton college, St. Julien's hospital in Southampton, and Queen's college in Oxford. Charities, £5."

Pamber was a chapelry in the ancient parish of Monk Sherborne.

Research Tips

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