Hampshire Genealogical Society

Product Ref: VB017

West Meon Village Booklet

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The Village Booklet on West Meon explores this ancient village, which lies in the Meon Valley between East Meon and Exton. It has connections to cricket, spies, and railways, not to mention the Civil War.

Along with a useful map showing West Meon and its contiguous settlements are descriptions of places of worship, past and present. Of particular interest are details on the non-conformist congregations.

The booklet contains the surnames of over a hundred West Meon past inhabitants, from school master and inn keeper to landowner; while sources as diverse as Hearth Taxes, Enclosure Awards and Trade Directories are explored. The detail on West Meon public houses is a great resource. Whatever your connection with this fascinating village, this booklet provides rich pickings.


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