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"ABBOT'S ANN, a parish and village partly in the hundred of Wherwell, partly in that of Lower Andover, union of Andover, in the county of Hants, 2½ miles to the S.W. of Andover. It lies on a branch of the river Test, and the Andover canal passes near it. The tything of Little Ann is included in it. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester; value £645, in the patronage of Miss Burrough. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. Here are national and infant schools, and a place of worship for Independents. The Rev. Thos. Best is lord of the manor. Bury Hill, in the tything of Little Ann, is a large double encampment, at the confluence of the Pillhill brook and the Anton river. "

[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]



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  • 1790 Poll Book* for Abbot's Ann lists: Freeholders - Rev Thomas Burrough and William Criswick

    Source: Hampshire (England), 1790. The POLL for the election of two knights for the County of Southampton to serve in the Parliament, to be holden at the City of Westminster, the 10th Day of August, 1790. Taken at Winchester, in the said County, in June, 1790 before George Dacre, Junr. Esq. Sheriff. vi, 88p, appendix. Reproduction of original from the Bodleian Library (Oxford). Electronic reproduction (Thomson Gale have made a facsimile from which I have made a transcription of names only), Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thomson Gale, 2003.