In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Privett like this:
PRIVETT, a parish in Petersfield district, Hants; 5 miles W N W of Petersfield r. station. It has a post-office under Alton. Acres, 1, 270. Real property, £1, 819. Pop., 258. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of West Meon, in the diocese of Winchester. The church is good.
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 Privett has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Hampshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Privett and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Privett in East Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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