"LASHAM, (or Lassham), a parish in the hundred of Upper Bermondspit, Basingstoke division of county Hants, 4 miles N.W. of Alton, its railway station and post town, and 7 S.E. of Basingstoke. The village is small, and the inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture. The land is chiefly arable and woodland; the prevailing timber oak and beech. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £350. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Winchester, value £324. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £6 10s. per annum. F.J. Ellis Jervoise, Esq., is lord of the manor. "
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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