In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pamber like this:
PAMBER, a parish in Basingstoke district, Hants: 3¼ miles S of the boundary with Berks, and 4 N N W of Basingstoke r. station. Post-town, Monk-Sherborne, under Basingstoke. Acres, 2, 150. Real property, £2,034. Pop., 677. Houses, 143. Pamber forest is a meet for the Vine hounds. The living is a p. ...
curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, not reported. Pa.tron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church is part of anancient 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 is now part of Basingstoke and Deane district. Click here for graphs and data of how Basingstoke and Deane has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pamber itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pamber, in Basingstoke and Deane and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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