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To find a parish? anybody know how? Shawford Lake

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AnninGlos Report 6 Feb 2004 16:55

Does anyone know how (or on which site I can look at) I can find which parish Shawford Lake Hampshire was in? I am trying to locate the parish my Gt Grandmother was born in. Thanks ann Glos


Mary Report 6 Feb 2004 18:07

Try GENUKI Addy on links on this site. Mary


Crista Report 6 Feb 2004 18:29

Think it might be Winchester. Crista


AnninGlos Report 6 Feb 2004 20:48

Crista That would be a nuisance! I was searching for Elizabeth Duffin's birth (wife of Henry Riggs) and the only Elizabeth Duffin that was feasible that I could find in 1859 was from Droxford! I was hoping that was going to be the one, but having already made a mistake with her sister Emily this week..... Ann


AnninGlos Report 6 Feb 2004 20:50

Crista, did you see the message from Shelli on my thread we were on last night? Ann Glos


Midlands Report 6 Feb 2004 21:13

Ann from Glos: Shawford is in the Winchester diocese of Hampshire. I reckon that All Saints Church, Compton, Shawford might be your first port of call. Just type in AllSaintsChurchComptonShawfordHampshire and you will find it there with picture also. Happy hunting. Lynne (also from Glos.)


AnninGlos Report 6 Feb 2004 21:15

Thank you Linda from Glos. Did you get my e mail back to you by the way? I have just checked on Genuki and found that out too. But thanks for the info re church etc. ann Glos


Midlands Report 6 Feb 2004 21:21

Ann from Glos. Thanks, I have sent you an email. Lynne


Janet Report 8 Feb 2004 12:03

Phillimore's Atlas in any big library(Reference section) will give you all the parishes certainly of England and Wales, unsure whether Scotland is there as well. It is an expensive book so it will be reference only. It is a must once you are into parish registers. Janet


AnninGlos Report 8 Feb 2004 16:44

Lynne, I haven't received your e mail but my computer has gone down. Looks serious too, trouble withthe hard drive, but I had some e mails. I have 2 addresses. Could you repeat it toannknight33(at) blueyonder (remove brackets and use @ sign. I am using my husband's computer at the moment, thank goodness we have teo. Cheers Ann


AnninGlos Report 9 Feb 2004 14:07

Thanks for all the advice. It was definitely not Twyford (I actually went through there yesterday on my way to our daughters at Colden Common.) Saw the sign to Shawford too. But I don't necesarily need to visit there/ It is really to establish the parish of birth for when I am searching for Elizabeth Duffins birth in the 1837. The family bible actually calls it Shawford Lakes.. I am assuming that Shawford is the same place although, as my daughter says there don't seem to be any lakes around there now. Maybe there were lakes in the grounds of Shawford house originally. Anybody know? Ann Glos


Unknown Report 16 Feb 2004 21:39

Ann, Hi and how are you? Don't discount Droxford. That is surely still in the Diocese of Winchester? Jim XX

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 17 Feb 2004 08:01

If you Google search, it would seem that Shawford Lake now refers to tributary links to River Hamble. Maybe water company or similar could help with location.


Francoise Report 16 Jun 2013 07:42

Shawford lake was a lake just outside botley hampshire
No longer there

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jun 2013 07:51

Have you noticed the date of this enquiry.Its over 9 years old !