Ham  Wiltshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ham like this:

HAM, a parish in the district of Hungerford and county of Wilts; adjacent to Berks, 4 miles S by W of Hungerford r. station. Post town, Shalbourne, under Hungerford. Acres, 1, 605. Real property, with Henley, £, 929. Pop., 249. Houses, 56. Part of the land is downs, disposed in sheepwalk. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £457. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church has a tower.

Ham through time

Ham is now part of Kennet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kennet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ham, in Kennet and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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