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East Tisted village booklet

East Tisted, (VB098) is located on the A32 that runs south from Alton which is 4 miles to the north. Rotherfield Park and its associated estate is in the western part of the parish and covers 432 acres which includes 14 acres of garden and 62 acres of ornamental woodland.  The Meon Valley railway ran through the parish with services starting in 1903 and continuing until the passenger time table was removed in 1955. Among the local family names appearing over the centuries in addition to the NORTONs and SCOTTs were EMES/EAMES, BONE, BUDD, BENNETT and ALLAM.

This twelve page booklet includes a great deal of historical information covering East Tisted including not only the gentry but also the teachers, publicans and ordinary people. To assist with your research, useful references for East Tisted documents and records held at the Hampshire Record Office are given throughout, together with other sources and website addresses for more information.

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