Ropley  Hampshire


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

ROPLEY, a parish and a sub-district in Alresford district, Hants. The parish lies on the Guild ford and Winchester railway, 4 miles E of Alresford; contains Ropley-Street hamlet; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Alresford. Acres, 4, 595. Real property, £4, 601. Pop., 796. ...

Houses, 174. The property is much subdivided. A very beautiful Roman torque, of a spiral form, was, a few years ago, unearthed in a field; and is figured in Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. The parish is a resort of sports-men. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Bishops-Sutton, in the diocese of Winchester. The church is ancient, and was restored and enlarged in 1848. There is a national school. Archbishop Sutton was anative.—The sub-district contains also 8 other parishes. Acres, 23, 142. Pop., 3, 508. Houses, 728.

Ropley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th April 2024

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