Product Ref: VB072
Bentley Village Booklet
The Bentley village booklet (VB072) is an excellent and comprehensive exploration of this Hampshire village and the parish of St Mary by researcher Roy Montgomery.
Bentley is situated on the Hampshire/Surrey border about 4 miles northeast of Alton. This booklet is packed with information and is an invaluable resource for anyone planning to visit or with ancestors from the area.
Bentley village has evidence of Roman occupation. More recent history includes a connection to the scouting movement after Lord and Lady Baden-Powell moved there in 1918. Read more in the booklet.
The booklet is packed with historical information about churches, schools and contiguous parishes, plus numerous local surnames including those of landowners, priests, farmers, inn keepers and school masters.
References to Bentley documents, records and photographs held at the Hampshire Record Office are given throughout, together with useful website addresses for more information.
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