Dogmersfield Hampshire Family History Guide

Dogmersfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hampshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1675
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1780

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Winchfield
  • Crondall
  • Odiham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DOGMERSFIELD, a parish in Hartley-Wintney district, Hants; on the Basingstoke canal, 2 miles E by N of Odiham, and 2½ SW of Winchfield r. station. Post town, Winchfield. Acres, 1,728. Real property, £1,394. Pop., 251. Houses, 54. The manor, with all the property, belonged once to the see of Canterbury; had a palace of the Archbishops, the foundations of which are traceable; passed, at the Reformation, to Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton; went afterwards through many hands, to Ellis Mewe, Esq., who took the name of St. John, and whose grandson added that of Mildmay; and belongs now to Lady St. John Mildmay. Homersfield Park, Lady Mildmay's seat, stands in well-wooded grounds, and contains some interesting pictures and a very rich Italian vase. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £331. Patron, Lady St. J. Mildmay. The church is modern and handsome. Charities, 1¼ acre of poors' land.

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: Hartley Wintney
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Basingstoke
Poor Law Union: Hartley Wintney
Hundred: Odiham
Province: Canterbury