Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Chawton Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on Chawton explores this ancient village near Alton, lying on a major old route from Winchester to London.

The village is forever synonymous with Jane Austen, who lived here, but there are many more fascinating documents about the village referred to in this booklet.

Along with a useful map showing Chawton and its contiguous settlements, are descriptions of the places of worship, past and present.

In addition, the booklet contains the surnames of over fifty Chawton inhabitants, from school master and inn keeper to landowner, and sources explored are as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories. Whatever your connection with Chawton, this booklet will provide rich pickings.


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