Place:


Alton  Hampshire

 

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

Alton, par. and market town, in above, 58 miles SW. of London by rail, 3925 ac., pop. 4497; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. It has extensive breweries and a paper-mill.

Alton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/51

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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