Ashley Hampshire Family History Guide

Ashley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hampshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1725
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1780

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kings Somborne
  • Sparsholt
  • Braishfield
  • Farley Chamberlayne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHLEY, a parish in Stockbridge district, Hants; 2 miles E of the Andover railway, and 7 W of Winchester. Post Town, Stockbridge under Winchester. Acres, 1,857. Real property, £1,811. Pop., 104. Houses, 24. The property is subdivided. There are vestiges of Roman camps, and a Danish entrenchment. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £329. Patron, the Rev. James Hannay. The church is Norman, has a very small chancel arch, and was restored in 1858.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Hampshire
Civil Registration District: Stockbridge
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Somborne
Poor Law Union: Stockbridge
Hundred: Buddlesgate
Province: Canterbury