In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Mainsbrough like this:
MAINSBOROUGH, a hundred in Winchester division, Hants; containing the parishes of Brown-Candover and Chilton-Condover. Acres, 3,560. Pop., 46 4. Houses, 78.
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 Mainsbrough has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Basingstoke and Deane. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Mainsbrough and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mainsbrough, in Basingstoke and Deane and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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