Bramshaw is an Ancient Parish partly in Hampshire and partly in Wiltshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Other places in the parish include: Furzley, Amberwood Cottage, Fritham, Eyeworth Walk, Eyeworth Lodge, and Castle Malwood Walk.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1597
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Bramshaw

  • Bramshaw
  • Plaitford
  • East Wellow
  • Landford
  • No Man’s Land
  • Minstead
  • North Eling

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRAMSHAW, a parish in the district of New Forest, and counties of Hants and Wilts; 5 miles SSW of Dunbridge r. station, and 6½ NNW of Lyndhurst. It includes the hamlets of Fritham and Furzley; and has a post office under Lyndhurst. Acres, 3,560. Real property, with West Wellow, £3,194. Pop., 746. Houses, 167. The property is subdivided. Bramshaw House is a chief residence. The Hants portion, amounting to 1,960 acres, is all in the New Forest. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £161. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury. The church is a neat, ancient, modernized structure, said to have been built by the Conqueror; and has a square, brick, ivy-clad tower.

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


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Furzley, a hamlet in Bramshaw parish, Wilts; 12 miles SE of Salisbury.

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


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: New Forest
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Amesbury
  • Poor Law Union: New Forest
  • Hundred: Cawden and Cadworth
  • Province: Canterbury

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