Hampshire Genealogical Society

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Mottisfont Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on Mottisfont explores this ancient Hampshire village lying in the Test Valley, near Romsey. The history of the village is tied to that of the priory and the Sandys family.

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

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


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