In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ampfield like this:
AMPFIELD, a village and a chapelry in Hursley parish, Hants. The village stands 4 miles ENE of Rom. sey r. station; and has a post office under Romsey. The chapelry was constituted in 1841; and is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, not reported.* Patron, the Vicar of Hursley. The church is a neat Gothic structure, erected at the expense of Sir William Heathcote, Bart., and surrounded by a model burying-ground. Pop., 531.
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 Ampfield 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 Ampfield and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ampfield, in Test Valley and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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