Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Bentworth Village Booklet

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Along with a useful map showing Bentworth and its contiguous settlements, are descriptions of the places of worship, past and present. Of particular interest are details on the non-conformist congregations, including the recusant family who resided in the village.

The Village Booklet on Bentworth explores this ancient village, it lies south of Basingstoke and claims to be the highest village in Hampshire. Full of references to some intriguing characters and families, this booklet is a very useful guide to Hampshire Archive documents about the area.

This booklet contains the surnames of over a hundred Bentworth past inhabitants, from school master and inn keeper to landowner; with exploration of sources as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories. Whatever your connection with Bentworth, this booklet provides rich pickings.


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