Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FAITH (St.)

FAITH (St.), a parish in Winchester district, Hants; partly within Winchester city; and including the tythings of Bishops-Sparkford and West Sparkford. Pop. in 1851, 892; in 1861, 1, 391. Houses, 228. Pop. of the part within Winchester, 1, 304. Houses, 207. The increase of population arose from the erection of houses on some waste land. The living is a rectory, annexed to the hospital of St. Cross. See Winchester. The county prison is in St. Faith.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: St Faith AP/CP       Hampshire AncC
Place names: FAITH ST     |     ST FAITH
Place: Winchester

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