Broughton, Hampshire, England


Broughton, Hampshire


Broughton is in the west of the county of Hampshire. The village is in the south of the parish of the same name near the Wallop Brook. It is about 3 miles west south west of Stockbridge and ten miles north north west of Romsey. For additional information please see A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 4 at British History Online

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Mary, Broughton, which can be found here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

"A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 4" (pub 1911) indicates five early registers as follows
(1) all entries 1639 to 1704; (2) 1704 to 1753 for marriages and 1770 for baptisms and burials; (3) 1754 to 1769 marriages only; (4) 1770 to 1812 for baptisms and burials; (5) 1770 to 1812 marriages only.
The registers are held at the Hampshire Archive http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives/hals-collections/hals-parish-registers.htm.

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east Broughton is bounded by Houghton, to the south by Bossington which was formerly a chapelry of this ancient parish. East Tytherley is to the south west, along with the extra parochial area of Buckholt. Nether Wallop is to the north west.

To the south of Bossington is a significant detached portion of Broughton parish, which is bounded to the east by Kings Somborne, to the south east by Michelmersh to the south and south west by Mottisfont which also fully surrounds another, much smaller detached portion of Broughton and to the north west by the extra parochial area of Crown Farm. To the north is the aforementioned Bossington.

A third detached portion of Broughton is sandwiched between Mottisfont to the east and East Tytherley on the other three sides.

Four miles south west of the main parish area lies Frenchmoor, formerly an extra parochial place, but subsequently a detached portion of Broughton. Frenchmoor is bounded to the east and south by East Tytherley, by East Dean in the extreme south west, by West Dean, which is predominantly in Wiltshire to the west and by West Tytherley to the north.

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