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National Gazetteer (1868) - North Stoneham

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"NORTH STONEHAM, a parish in the hundred of Mainsbridge, county Hants, 4 miles N.E. of Southampton, its post town, and 1 mile S.W. of Bishopstoke railway station. The village is situated on the South-Western railway, near the river Itchen. The parish includes Middle Stoneham and four other hamlets The Hursley hounds meet in this parish. The living is a rectory*in the diocese of Winchester, value £536. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. The interior contains effigies of the Flemyngs from the reign of James I.; also a monument, by More, of Lord Hawke, who died at Western Grove. The parochial charities produce about £12 per annum. J. B. W. Fleming, Esq., is lord of the manor and principal landowner. "BURGER STREET, a hamlet in the parish of North Stoneham, hundred of Mainsbridge, in the county of Southampton, 3 miles to the N. of Southampton. "SWATHLING, a hamlet in the parish of North Stoneham, county Hants, 3 miles N.E. of Southampton, on the South-Western railway."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]