Ellisfield  Hampshire


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

ELLISFIELD, or Illsfield, a parish in Basingstoke district, Hants; 4 miles S of Basingstoke town and r. station. Post town, Dummer, under Basingstoke. Acres, 2, 360. Real property, £1, 934. Pop., 255. Houses, 58. The property is divided among a few. The name Ellisfield is said to have been derived from Ella, the founder of one of the kingdoms of the Heptarchy. ...

Some ancient earth-works exist. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £295.* Patron, Mrs. Brocas. The church is ancient but good; and has been pronounced unquestionably Saxon.

Ellisfield through time

Ellisfield 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 Ellisfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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