Newtown  Hampshire


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

NEWTOWN, a hamlet in Soberton parish, and a chapelry partly also in Hambledon parish, Hants. The hamlet lies 3¼ miles E of Bishops-Waltham r. station, and 11½ N of Portsmouth. The chapelry was constituted in 1851. Post-town, Soberton, under Southampton. Pop. in 1861, 635. Houses, 141. Pop. of the Soberton section, 554. Houses, 123. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £168.* Patrons, Three Trustees.

Newtown through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newtown, in Winchester and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th June 2024

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