Laverstoke  Hampshire


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

LAVERSTOKE, a village and a parish in Whitchurch district, Hants. The village stands in the valley of the Test, near the Southwestern railway, 2½ miles NE of Whitchurch; and has a paper mill, which was established in the tune of George I., and which makes the paper of the notes of the Bank of England. ...

The parish comprises 1, 530 acres. Post town, Whitchurch. Real property, £1, 282. Pop., 122. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Laverstoke House, belongs to M. Portal, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £180. Patron, M. Portal, Esq. The church is good, and contains tablets of the Portal family. There is a free school..

Laverstoke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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