Ringwood  Hampshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ringwood like this:

Ringwood.-- market town and par. with ry. sta. (Ringwood Junction), Hants, on river Avon, 8 miles N. of Christchurch and 24½ miles SW. of Southampton by rail, 10,365 ac., pop. 3830; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday. Ringwood was a place of some importance in Saxon times. It has long been famous for its gloves and its ale. Bishop Stillingfleet (1635-1699) was educated at the grammar school.

Ringwood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st July 2024

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