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    A

    Abbotstone
    Abedestune: Hugh de Port from Bishop of Winchester (who held it before and after 1066).
    Mill.

    Abbotts Ann
    Anna: St. Peter's, Winchester before and after 1066.
    Finds from a Roman villa, including a mosaic pavement, were discovered in 1854.

    Abbot's Worthy
    Ordie: St. Peter's, Winchester before and after 1066.
    Held by the abbey until Henry VIII gave it to his Venetian physician.

    Allington
    Ellatune: William Alis. Church, 2 mills.
    Allington Manor Farm.

    Allum
    Alwinetune: In the New Forest. Robert from Edward of Salisbury.
    Allum Green House.

    Alton
    Aultone: St. Peter's, Winchester, formerly Queen Edith.
    An old cloth making and brewery town.

    Alverstoke
    Alwarestoch: The villagers from Bishop of Winchester's monks before and after 1066; a man-at-arms from St. Peter's, Winchester.
    A 13th century agreement made the villagers practically free tenants. Port of Gosport.

    Amport
    Anne: Hugh de Port; Angelrann from Ralph de Mortimer. 2 mills.
    Amport House.

    Andover
    Andovere: The King holds ANDOVER in lordship. King Edward held it. They did not state the number of hides. Land for...In lordship 2 ploughs; 62 villagers, 36 smallholders, 3 freedmen and 6 slaves with 24 ploughs. 6 mills at 72s 6d; meadow, 18 acres; woodland at 100 pigs from pasturage.
    Market town, and London overspill.

    Anstey
    Hanstige: King's land, formerly Queen Edith.
    Part of Alton.

    Arnewood
    Ernemude: In the New Forest. Hugh Latimer, formerly Earl Tosti.
    Arnewood Manor.

    Ashe
    Esse: Eudo FitzHubert. Church.
    Jane Austen often stayed at 17th century Ashe House.

    Ashley
    Esselei / lie: In the New Forest. The sons of Godric Malf, the pre-Conquest holders. Nigel from Earl Roger.
    King John hunted in Ashley Wood.

    Avington
    Avintune: Monks of Winchester before and after 1066.

    Avon
    Avere: In the New Forest, William d'Anneville from Earl Roger; William, Ralph and another tenant from Hugh de Port.
    Sir Walter Tyrrell, reputed killer of William Rufus, is said to have crossed the river Avon at Tyrrell's Ford after shooting the king.

    Awbridge
    Abedric: Heldred from Hugh de Port; Bernard Pancevolt.
    Awbridge House.

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    Badley
    Beddeleie: William from Bishop of Winchester's monks (who held it before and after 1066).
    Clare Park and farm. Part of a Roman villa was excavated nearby.

    Bartley
    Berchelei: Godwin from the king. Mill.
    Bartley Heath, the site of Odiham racecourse from 1760 to 1875.

    Barton
    Ber / Burmintune: In the New Forest. Durand from Earl Roger.
    Now Barton-on-Sea.

    Barton Stacey
    Bertune: King's land; Hugh de Port from William FitzRoger; St. Victor's Church from Ralph de Mortimer.

    Bashley
    Bailocheslei: Alfsi the Priest from Canons of Twynham.
    Manor farm; lodge.

    Basingstoke
    Basingstoches: The King holds BASINGSTOKE in lordship. It has always been a royal manor. It never gave tax, nor has the hide been apportioned there. Land for 20 ploughs. In lordship 3 ploughs; 20 villagers and 8 smallholders with 12 ploughs. 6 slaves; 3 mills at 30s; 12 freedmen with4 ploughs. A market at 30s; meadow, 20 acres; in Winchester 4 men of the suburb(s) paid 13s less 1d. Geoffrey the Chamberlain holds the land of one of these but neither the Sheriff nor the Hundred have ever seen the King's seal for it. Woodland at 20 pigs.

    Mont St. Michel Church holds from the King 1 church with 1 hide and the tithes of BASINGSTOKE manor. A priest; 2 villagers and 4 smallholders with 1 plough. A mill at 20s; meadow, 2 acres. Total value 4 5s. Bishop Walter held it from King Edward, but it was not of his Bishopric's.

    Expanding industrial town.

    Battramsley
    Bertramelei: In the New Forest.
    Now 2 hamlets, Battramsley and Battramsley Cross.

    Beckley
    Beceslei: In the New Forest. Nigel from Earl Roger.
    Farm.

    Bedhampton
    Betametone: Hugh de Port from St. Peter's, Winchester, the pre-Conquest holder. Church, 2 mills, 2 salthouses.
    Part of Havant; partly Norman church.

    Bentley
    Beneclege / Benedlei: Bishop of Winchester; William the Archer; Osmund from the king.
    Bentley Farms.

    Bickton
    Bichetone: Hugh Maci from Earl Hugh. Mill.
    On the River Avon; water mill.

    Bighton
    Bighetone: St. Peter's, Winchester. Church.
    Church with a Norman font.

    Binstead
    Benestede: Hugh of Port holds 2 hides of this manor [Droxford] from the Bishop in 'BINSTEAD'. Agemund held it from the Bishop; he could not go whither he would. In lordship 2 ploughs; 3 villagers and 3 smallholders with 1 plough. 6 slaves; a mill at 10s; meadow, 7 acres; woodland at 5 pigs; from pasturage 10d. Value before 1066 and now 60s; when acquired 40s. From this head manor Ralph of Mortimer holds by force virgate which was there before 1066, although the monks clear it from tax.
    Roman finds.

    Bishop's Sutton
    Sudtone: Count Eustace, formerly Earl Harold. Church, mill.
    The Bishops of Winchester kept hounds here; kennel foundations are still in a field near the church.

    Bishopstoke
    Stoches: Bishop of Winchester before and after 1066. Church, mill.
    Town.

    Bishop's Waltham
    Waltham: Bishop of Winchester before and after 1066. Park for wild animals.
    Ruined 12th century palace, once part of Winchester See.

    Bisterne
    Betestre: In the New Forest. Sons of Godric Malf, the pre-Conquest holders.
    Manor house; 2 farms.

    Boarhunt
    Borehunt: The Bishop of Winchester's monks; Earl Roger; Tesselin from Hugh de Port. 2 mills, 2 salthouses.
    Church with a Saxon chancel, arch and font.

    Bolderford
    Bovreford: In the New Forest.
    Lost.

    Boldre
    Bovre: In the New Forest. Hugh de St. Quentin.
    Robert Southey married Caroline Bowles here.

    Bosley
    Bortel:
    Lost. Name survives in Bosley Road.

    Bossington
    Bosintone: Robert FitzGerald.
    Bossington House and a mill on the River Test.

    Botley
    Botelie: Ralph de Mortimer. 2 mills.
    Town on the River Hamble. The remains of a Danish war galley were found in the mud.

    Boyatt
    Boviete: Herbrand de Pont Audemar.
    Farm; Boyatt Wood.

    Bradley
    Bradelie: Geoffrey from Bishop of Winchester (who held it before and after 1066).

    Bramdean
    Biondene / Brondene: Odo of Winchester from the king; Miles the Porter, the King's servant.
    Elizabethan manor house.

    Bramley
    Brumelai: Hugh de Port. Woodland for 80 pigs.
    Church with 13th century paintings, one of which shows Thomas à Becket's martyrdom.

    Bramshaw
    Brammesage: Edmund from the king.
    Bramshaw Wood.

    Bramshill
    Bromselle: Gilbert de Breteuill; Hugh de Port.
    17th century Bramshill House is now a police college.

    Bransbury
    Brandesberee: Richere the Clerk claimed from Bishop of Winchester.

    Breamore
    Brumore: King's land.
    Tudor; medieval maze.

    Brockenhurst
    Brocestre: In the New Forest. Aelfric (formerly his father and uncle). Church.
    Early English church.

    Brockham
    Brocheseve: Nigel the Doctor. Mill.
    Part of Lascham.

    Brockhampton
    Brochem: St. Peter's, Winchester before and after 1066; Herbert the Chamberlain from Hugh de Port. Mill.
    Part of Havant.

    Brookley
    Brochelie:
    Lost.

    Broughton
    Brestone: King's land. 3 mills.
    A Saxon warrior's grave was found nearby.

    Brown Candover
    Candevre: Hugh de Port from St. Peter's Church, Winchester.
    Manor farm.

    Brownwich
    Burnewic: Bishop of Winchester.
    Farm.

    Buckland
    Bocheland: Heldred from Hugh de Port.
    Part of Portsmouth.

    Bullington
    Bolende: Wherwell Abbey. Mill.
    Elizabethan house.

    Burgate
    Borgate: King's land; Picot from the king. 2 mills. 1000 eels.
    Now 2 hamlets, Upper and Lower Burgate.

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    Chalton
    Ceptune: Earl Roger. Churches.
    13th century church.

    Chawton
    Celtone: Hugh de Port.
    Jane Austen, whose house is now a museum, died here in 1817.

    Chibolton
    Cilbodetune: Bishop of Winchester's monks before and after 1066; Richard Sturmy. Church, 2 mills.
    Thatched cottages; Tudor house; 13th century church.

    Chilcomb
    Ciltecumbe: Ralph de Mortimer from Bishop of Winchester's monks. 9 churches, 4 mills.
    Norman church.

    Chiltley
    Citelei:
    Lost.

    Chilton Candover
    Candevre: Richere from Bishop of Winchester.

    Chilworth
    Celeorde: Bernard Pancevolt.
    Church with a Norman font.

    Chineham
    Chineham: Agemund, the pre-Conquest holder, from Hugh de Port.
    Moated farm.

    Clanville
    Clanesville: Herbert from Hugh de Port.
    Near 2 Romans sites.

    Cliddesden
    Cleresden: Ralph from Durand of Gloucester. Church.
    Manor farm.

    Colemore
    Colemere: Humphrey the Chamberlain.

    Compton
    Cuntune: William the Archer. Mill.
    17th century manor house.

    Copnor
    Copenore: Robert FitzGerald. Salthouse.
    Part of Portsmouth.

    Corhampton
    Quedementune: Hugh de Port. Church, 2 mills.
    Saxon church with its original stone altar.

    Cosham
    Cos(s)eham: King's land; Geoffrey from Hugh de Port; Ansketel. Salthouse.
    Part of Portsmouth.

    Cove
    Cove:
    Lost.

    Coxlease
    Cocherlei: In the New Forest. Aelfric and Agemund.
    High Coxlease House.

    Cranborne
    Gramborne: Hugh de Port from St. Peter's, Winchester.
    Manor house.

    Crawley
    Crauuelie: The Bishop
    [of Winchester]
    holds CRAWLEY in lordship himself. It was always in the Bishopric. Before 1066 and now it answered for 6 hides. Land for 14 ploughs. In lordship 5 ploughs; 6 villagers and 25 smallholders with 7 ploughs; 20 slaves. Meadow, 26 acres; woodland at 15 pigs; a church. Hugh holds 3 hides of this manor's land. Alwin Still held it jointly from the Bishop; he could not go wherever (he would). In lordship 1 plough. 2 villagers and 5 smallholders with 1 plough. 9 slaves; woodland at 6d. Value of the whole manor before 1066 35; later 28; now the Bishop's lordship 35, Hugh's holding 7.
    Largely 16th century; the inspiration for Queen's Crawley in Thackeray's Vanity Fair.

    Crofton
    Croftone / une:
    Lost.

    Crondall
    Crundele: Bishop of Winchester's monks. Church.
    Impressive Norman church.

    Crow
    Crone: Sons of Godric Malf.
    Now 3 scattered hamlets, Crow, Crow Hill and Crow Hill Top.

    Crux Easton
    Estune: Croc Hunter. Church.

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    Damerham
    Dobreham: Serlo and Hugh's wife from Glastonbury Abbey; Cranborne Abbey. 4 mills.

    Deane
    Dene: William d'Eu.

    Dibden
    Depedene: In the New Forest. Odo from the king. Salthouse, fishery.
    2 manor houses and Depdene hamlet.

    Dogmersfield
    Ormeresfelt: Hugh Beard from the king. Church, mill.
    18th century Dogmersfield House is on the site of an earlier house where Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon first met.

    Drayton
    Draiton:
    Lost.

    Droxford
    Drochenford: Bishop pf Winchester's monks; Ralph de Mortain holds part by force. Church, 2 mills.
    Norman church.

    Dummer
    Dummere: Hugh de Port from the king.

    Dunbridge
    Denebridge: Gilbert de Breteuil.

    Durley (in Colbury)
    Derleie: Edmund FitzPayne from the king.
    Durley Farm.

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    East Cholderton
    Cerewartone: Ralph from Hugh de Port; Gilbert de Breteuil; William FitzBaderon; Robert FitzMurdoch from the king.
    Scattered houses.

    East Dean
    Dena: King's land with Archbishop Thomas holding a chapel; Waleran Hunter; Walter FitzRoger.
    Adjoins West Dean village.

    Eastleigh
    Estleie: Henry the Treasurer.
    Town near Southampton.

    East Meon
    Mene / s: King's land; Bishop of Winchester. 7 mills, church.
    14th century Court House.

    Easton
    Estune: Bishop of Winchester; Thurstan; Geoffrey; Alwin. 2 churches, 2 mills.
    Norman church.

    Eastrop
    Estrope:
    Lost.

    East Tytherley
    Tiderlai / Tederlec: Archbishop Thomas (a chapel); Papald from Gilbert de Breteuil; Alfwy Fitzsaewulf from the king. 2 mills.

    East Wellow
    Weleue: Agemund from the king.
    Mill. Florence Nightingale is buried in the church.

    East Worldham
    Wardham: Geoffrey the Marshall. Mill.

    Ecchinswell
    Eccleswelle: Monks of Winchester.

    Efford
    Einforde: In the New Forest. Aelfric. Mill.
    Manor house.

    Eling
    Edlinges: King's land. 2 mills, fishery, salthouse, church. In the Forest...3 sesters of honey...now missing.
    Outskirts of Totton; mill; 15th century inn.

    Ellingham
    Adelingeham: Cola the Hunter from the king. Mill.
    Nearby Moyle Court was the home of Dame Alice Lisle, put to death for harbouring rebels during Monmouth's rebellion, 1685.

    Ellisfield
    Esewelle: Hugh de Port. Church.
    Manor house.

    Elvetham
    Elveteham: Hugh de Port from Chertsey Church.
    Church; modern Elvetham House. The Earl of Hertford entertained Queen Elizabeth I at the old house.

    Embley
    Emelie: Bernard Pancevolt.
    Embley Park School; wood.

    Empshott
    Hibesete: Geoffrey the Marshall. Mill.

    Enham
    Etham: Seric from the king; Alfsi the Valet. Mill.
    Now Enham - Alamein. Thankyou for your question regarding Church Stretton and Ford. I am rather busy at present, building the website and answering requests, but I will get the information you require to you as soon as possible.

    Eversley
    Evreslei: St. Peter's, Westminster. 2 mills.
    Sprawling; 17th century Bramshill House and deer park.

    Ewhurst
    Werste: Hugh de Port.

    Exton
    Essessentune: Bishop of Winchester's monks before and after 1066; Leofwin. Church, 3 mills.
    Picturesque cottages; church.

    Eyeworth
    Jvare: King's land.
    Eyeworth Manor.

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    Faccombe
    Facumbe: Roger de Poitou from the king.

    Fareham
    Fernham: Ralph, Geoffrey and William from Bishop of Winchester. Church, 5 mills.
    Dormitory town.

    Farleigh Wallop
    Ferlege: Siric the Chamberlain from the king.
    Farleigh House has been the Wallop family's home since 1414.

    Farley Chamberlain
    Ferlege: Herbert FitzRemigius.
    Manor farm; Saxon grave nearby.

    Farnborough
    Ferneberga: Odin of Windsor from Bishop of Winchester. Mill.
    Town. St. Michael's Church has a Norman fresco.

    Farringdon
    Ferendone: Bishop Osbern of Exeter.
    Now 2 villages, Upper and Lower Farringdon.

    Fawley
    Falegia / Falelie: Bishop of Winchester's monks. Church.
    Partly Norman church; Calshot Castle ruins nearby.

    Fernhill
    Fernehelle: In the New Forest. Earl Roger.
    Part of New Milton.

    Fordingbridge
    Forde: Robert from Robert FitzGerald. Church, 2 mills.
    Atrractive town with a medieval church.

    Foxcotte
    Fulsescote: Ralph from Waleran Hunter.

    Fratton
    Frodintone: Osmelin from William de Warenne.
    Part of Portsmouth.

    Freefolk
    Frigefole: Ralph FitzSifrid from Bishop of Winchester. Mill.

    Froyle
    Froli: St. Mary's Winchester. Church, 2 mills.
    Now 2 hamlets, Upper and Lower Froyle.

    Fullerton
    Fugelerestune: St. Peter's Winchester. Mill.
    Manor house; Roman site close by.

    Funtley
    Funtelei: Count Alan; Robert FitzGerald; Ranulf Flambard. 2 mills.
    On the outskirts of Farnham.

    Fyfield
    Fifhide: William Mauduit. Church.
    Roman villa nearby.

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    Gatewood
    Gatingeorde: In the New Forest.
    Now Gatewood Hill.

    Goodwood Clatford
    Godorde: Wherwell Abbey.

    Gorley
    Gerlei: Osbern the Falconer from the king.
    Now 2 villages, North and South Gorley.

    Greatham
    Greteham: King's land, formerly Queen Edith.

    Gritnam
    Greteham: In the New Forest. Waleran Hunter.
    Gritnam Wood.

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    Hambledon
    Ambledune / Hambledune: Edward from Earl Roger; William de Percy. Mill.
    15th century Benedictine priory; Hambledon Cricket Club, founded 1760.

    Hanger
    Hangre: Sons of Godric Malf, from the king, formerly their father, the king's thane.
    Farm.

    Hannington
    Hanitune: Bishop of Winchester's monks; Leofwin from the king.
    Church with Saxon stonework.

    Harbridge
    Herdebrige: In the New Forest. Bernard the Chamberlain.

    Hardley
    Hardelie: Bernard Pancevolt; Saewin.

    Hartford
    Hariforde: In the New Forest.
    Harford House; Hartford Copse.

    Hartley Mauditt
    Ha(e)rlege: William Mauditt.

    Hartley Wespall
    Ha(e)rlei: Aubrey the Chamberlain and Aelfric from the king. Mill.

    Hatch Warren
    Heche: Geoffrey, the Chamberlain of the King's daughter, claimed by Odo of Winchester. Church.
    Farm.

    Havant
    Havehunte: Bishop of Winchester. 2 mills, 3 salthouses.
    Town. Parchment has been made here for nearby 1000 years.

    Hayling Island
    Halingei / gey / hei: King's land; Bishop of Winchester's monks; St. Peter's, Jumièges (claimed by the monks of Winchester). Salthouse, 2 fisheries.
    Now 2 villages, North and South Hayling.

    Headbourne Worthy
    Ordie: Ralph de Mortimer; Bernard Pancevolt. Church, 3 mills.
    Church, one of Hampshire's oldest, with a Saxon crucuifix.

    Headley
    Hallege: Count Eustace.
    Headley Mill Farm.

    Heckfield
    Effelle: Hugh de Port. Church, mill, fishery (100 eels).

    Herriard
    Henert: Walter from Hugh de Port.
    Herriard House; manor farm and church.

    Highclere
    Clere: St. Mary's, Winchester and Aelfric the priest from Bishop of Winchester's monks. Mill, church.
    Nearby Highclere Castle belonged to Bishops of Winchester until 1550. It was rebuilt in 1852.

    Hinchelsea
    Hincelveslei: In the New Forest.
    Hinchelsea Moor.

    Hinton Admiral
    Hentune: In the New Forest. Earl Roger and Fulkwin and Nigel from him.
    Hinton Park.

    Hinton Ampner
    Hentune: Bishop of Winchester's monks.
    Hinton Ampner House.

    Hoburne
    Hoburne: In the New Forest. Saewulf's wife.
    Absorbed by Christchurch.

    Hoddington
    Odingetone: Bishop of Winchester's monks.
    Hoddington House.

    Hoe
    Hou: Hugh de Port.
    East Hoe Manor.

    Holdenhurst
    Hole(h)est: King's land. Church, mill, 3 fisheries serving the hall.

    Holybourne
    Haliborne: King's land.
    Writer Mrs. Gaskell lived here.

    Hook
    Houch: Germanus from Hugh de Port.
    Hook Park.

    Hordle
    Herdel: In the New Forest. Odilard from Ralph de Mortimer. Mill, 6 salthouses.
    Hordle Grange.

    Houghton
    Holstune: Bishop of Winchester; Thorold from Earl Roger; Heldred from Hugh de Port; Thurstan the Chamberlain; Ansketel FitzOsmund from the king. 4 mills, fishery, 2 churches.
    Manor house; ford; 2 mills.

    Hound
    Hune: Hugh de Port.
    Part of Warnford.

    Hurn
    Herne: Hugh from Hugh de Port. fishery.

    Hurstbourne Priors
    Eisseburne: Bishop of Winchester's monks; Geoffrey, Richere, William and Leofwin from Bishop of Winchester. 6 mills.
    Manor house; park; partly Norman churchl prehistoric finds.

    Hurstbourne Tarrant
    Essborne: King's land; Vitalis the Priest from the king. Church.
    Church with 13th century wall paintings.

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    Ibsley
    Tibeslei: Ralph from Hugh de Port. Mill. 700 eels.
    Weir.

    Itchell
    Ticelle: Bishop of Winchester. Mill.
    Farm.

    Itchen Abbas
    Icene: Hugh FitzBaldric (claimed by St. Mary's, Winchester).
    Remains of a Roman villa.

    Itchen Stoke
    Stoche: Romsey Abbey. 1 mills.

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    Kempshott
    Campessete: Walter from Hugh de Port.
    Outlying district of Basingstoke.

    Kilmeston
    Chelmestune: Aldred from Bishop of Winchester.
    Manor; green; dovecote.

    Kimpton
    Chementune: Hugh de Port.
    Manor house.

    Kingsclere
    Clere: King's land; St. Peter's, Winchester; Fatherling from Hugh de Port; Ravelin and Leofwin from the king. 5 mills, church.
    Small town with a largely Norman restored church.

    King's Somborne
    Sumburne: King's land; Roger from Waleran Hunter. 2 churches, 3 mills.
    The remains of John of Gaunt's deerpark nearby.

    King's Worthy
    Ordie: King's land.

    Kinson
    Chinestanestone: Edward of Salisbury. Mill.
    District of Bournemouth.

    Knapp
    Chenep: Hugh from Hugh de Port. Mill, fishery.
    Absorbed in Christchurch.

    Knowl
    Chenol: Odilard from Ralph de Mortimer; Fatherling from Hugh de Port. 2 mills.
    Now Great Knowl Hill.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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