Hampshire Genealogical Society

Product Ref: VB074

Preston Candover Village Booklet

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The Preston Candover village booklet (VB074) is an excellent and comprehensive exploration by experienced researcher Roy Montgomery of the village of Preston Candover and the parish of the Church of St Mary the Virgin.

Preston Candover is at the head of the Candover Valley lying southeast of Basingstoke and north of Alresford. The area has evidence of Stone, Bronze and Iron Age occupation.

This booklet is packed with information about the history of the village and is an invaluable resource for anyone planning to visit or with ancestors from the area.

The booklet features historical information about churches, schools and contiguous parishes, together with numerous local surnames including those of landowners, priests, farmers, inn keepers and school masters.

References to documents, records, paintings and many photographs held at the Hampshire Record Office are given throughout, together with useful website addresses for more information.


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