"UPHAM, a parish in the hundreds of Meon Steke and Bishop's-Waltham, county Hants, 3 miles N.W. of Bishop's-Waltham, its post town, and 6 E. of Bishopstoke. It includes the hamlet of Woodcote. The Hambledon hounds meet in this parish. In the vicinity are some brick kilns. In 1849 tiles, pottery, and other antiquities, were discovered on the site of a Roman villa, 120 feet by 36. Part of the land is in common, downs, and woodland. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, value £420, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is old, with a tower covered with ivy. At Durley is a chapel-of-ease. There is a National school for both sexes. The Methodists have a chapel. The poet, Dr. E. Young, was born at the rectory in 1681, and died in 1705, and the mother of Bishop Heber was also born here. Belmore House is the principal residence."
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- Blessed Mary, Church Street, Church of England
You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Upham area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.
If you keep this page loaded for a very long time and the database is updated since loading it, the church links above may become stale and may display the wrong church. If this happens, reloading this page will correct them.
- A transcription of the section for Upham from
the National Gazetteer (1868).
- The entry for Upham from
A Vision of Britain through time.
- Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Upham to another place.
- The entry for Upham from British History Online.
- View maps of Upham and places within its boundaries.