Bramshaw  Hampshire


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

BRAMSHAW, a parish in the district of New Forest, and counties of Hants and Wilts; 5 miles SSW of Dunbridge r. station, and 6½ NNW of Lyndhurst. It includes the hamlets of Fritham and Furzley; and has a post office under Lyndhurst. Acres, 3,560. Real property, with West Wellow, £3,194. ...

Pop., 746. Houses, 167. The property is subdivided. Bramshaw House is a chief residence. The Hants portion, amounting to 1,960 acres, is all in the New Forest. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £161 * Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury. The church is a neat, ancient, modernized structure, said to have been built by the Conqueror; and has a square, brick, ivy-clad tower.

Bramshaw through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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