In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Test Valley like this:
Test, river, Hants; rises near Upton, flows SE. and SW. to a confluence with the Anton at Fullerton, and thence 17 miles S., under the name of Test or Anton, past Stockbridge and Romsey to the head of Southampton Water.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Test Valley has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Test Valley. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Test Valley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Test Valley in Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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