Place:


Freshwater  Hampshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Freshwater like this:

Freshwater, par. and vil., SW. coast Isle of Wight, on river Yar, 1½ mile SW. of Yarmouth -- par., 4836 ac. and 478 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 2809; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; 1 mile S. of vil. is the vil. of F. Gate.

Freshwater through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Freshwater, in The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3993

Date accessed: 21st September 2018


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