Holdenhurst  Hampshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Holdenhurst like this:

HOLDENHURST, a village and a parish in Christchurch district, Hants. The village stands on the river Stour, 3 miles NW of Christchurch r. station. The parish contains the tythings of Redhall. Moordown, Charminster, Stronden, Great Dean and Little Down, Muccleshell, Muscliffe, and Throop; extends to the coast: and is all included in Christchurch borough. ...

Post town, Christchurch. Acres, 7, 390; of which 70 are water. Real property, £9, 648; of which £45 are in fisheries. Pop. in 1851, 1, 330; in 1861, 2, 488. Houses, 417. The property is much divided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Christchurch, in the diocese of Winchester. The church was built in 1833. There are an Independent chapel and a national school. A part of the parish, with a pop. of 1, 707 in 1861, is in Bournemouth chapelry.

Holdenhurst through time

Holdenhurst is now part of Bournemouth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bournemouth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Holdenhurst itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Holdenhurst, in Bournemouth and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 04th October 2023

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