Swanmore, Hampshire, England


Swanmore, Hampshire


Swanmore is an Ecclesiastical Parish located in the south of Hampshire. It is approximately twelve miles east of Southampton and seven miles north of Fareham. Bishop's Waltham is two miles distant and Droxford thre miles to the north-east.

Prior to 1845 when the new Ecclesiastical District of Swanmore was created, the majority of Swanmore was part of the Ancient Parish of Droxford, the remainder being part of the Ancient Parish of Bishop's Waltham.   For additional information please see
A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3 at British History Online where Swanmore is discussed as a former part of Droxford Parish

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Barnabas, Swanmore, which was erected in 1845. It can be seen here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

"A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3" (pub 1908) simply notes 'The registers begin in 1845.' and this is confirmed by Hampshire Record Office Archives Catalogue. http://www3.hants.gov.uk/archives/hals-collections/hals-parish-registers.htm#section217584-19

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

Please see Droxford.

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