Fareham  Hampshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Fareham like this:

Fareham, small port, market town, hundred, and par. with ry. sta., S. Hants, at NW. extremity of Portsmouth harb., 84 miles SW. of London--hundred and par., 6386 ac., pop. 7183; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Monday. Fareham has shipbuilding, brick-making, and some mfrs. of earthenware; also, trade in corn, coal, ropes, and timber.

Fareham through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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