Place:


Twyford  Hampshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Twyford like this:

TWYFORD, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Winchester district, Hants. The village stands on the river Itchen, 3 miles S of Winchester r. station; is a pretty place; and has a post-office under Winchester.—The parish includes Hazeley hamlet, and part of Shawford. Acres, 4,219. Real property, £8,395. ...


Pop., 1,301. Houses, 270. The property is much sub-divided. T. House, T. Lodge, Brambridge House, and Shawford House are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £213.* Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The poet Pope attended a school in the village.—The sub-district contains six parishes. Acres, 18,785. Pop., 4,203. Houses, 882.

Twyford through time

Twyford is now part of Winchester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Winchester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Twyford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Twyford, in Winchester and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3345

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017


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