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short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton.

William Curtis

short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton.

by William Curtis

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Published by Warren & Son, Simpkin & Co., Limited in Winchester, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alton (Hampshire, England)
    • Subjects:
    • Alton (Hampshire, England)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled by William Curtis ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.A43 C8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6457279M
      LC Control Number43020179
      OCLC/WorldCa12987497

      History of Alton, Southampton, England - Free In writing this sketch of Alton, William Curtis intended to trace Alton's history as far as possible from the earliest ages to the present time. Book by William Curtis: A short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton; published , Winchester: Warren & Son; London. Rome2rio makes travelling from Alton to Southampton easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Alton to Southampton right here.

      Discover Alton Alton is a warm and welcoming vibrant north Hampshire town which truly has a community spirit at its heart. Situated at the source of the River Wey and enjoying a rural backdrop at the gateway to the South Downs National Park, Alton is known by many as “Jane Austen Country” with its close ties to its charming neighbouring. The Town Hall remains closed to the Public. Officers continue to work remotely from home and will be available during normal working hours via e-mail. Residents can also contact their ward councillor via e-mail or phone (all contact details are available on this website).

      The Town Council has its offices and Council Chamber in the Town Hall in the Market Square. The Town Hall was erected in and extended in Further improvements were carried out in The use of the building has varied considerably since it was originally built. The Alton Study report has bene˚ted from the input of a group of local stakeholders. This included local County and District Councillors along with representatives of Alton Town Council, the Alton Society, Alton Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Anstey Residents Association, Holybourne Village Association as well as o˛cers from Hampshire.


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Short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton by William Curtis Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Curtis, William. Short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton. Winchester, Warren & Son; London, Simpkin & Co., Full text of "A short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton" See other formats.

A short history and description of the town of Alton in the county of Southampton by Curtis, WilliamPages: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: William. Curtis.

The Battle of Alton, of the First English Civil War, took place on 13 December in the town of Alton, Hampshire, England. There, Parliamentary forces serving under Sir William Waller led a successful surprise attack on a winter garrison of Royalist infantry and cavalry serving under the Earl of Crawford.

The Battle of Alton was the first decisive defeat of Sir Ralph Hopton, leader of Royalist Location: Alton, Hampshire. Historical description. Alton, a small town and a parish in Hants, on the L.

& S.W.R., 47 miles from London. The river Wey rises close to the town, which dates from the time of the Saxons; was the scene of a meeting with the Danes in ; sent a member to parliament in the time of Edward I.; and was taken, inby the Parliamentarian forces of Sir William Waller from the Royalist force of.

The History of Alton Although there is evidence of a nearby Roman settlement, it is believed that Alton began life as a Saxon village. The name is possibly derived from the Saxons word ‘aewielltun’ meaning farmstead or village by a spring. The town is famous for its connection with Sweet Fanny Adams.

The town was recorded in the Domesday Survey of under the name Aoltone and was notable for having the most valuable market recorded therein. The Battle of Alton occurred in the town during the English Civil War. The town contains three secondary schools and its own railway grid reference: SU Image taken from: Title: "A Short History and Description of the Town of Alton, in the county of Southampton" Author(s): Curtis, William, m.r.c.s [person] British Library shelfmark: "Digital Store h" Page: (scanned page number - not necessarily the actual page number in the publication) Place of publication: London ; Winchester (England) Date of publication: Publisher.

Alton, par. and market town, in above, 58 miles SW. of London by rail, ac., pop. ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. It has extensive breweries and a paper-mill.

Alton through time. Alton is now part of East Hampshire district. How to reference this page: GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of.

Alton, town (parish), East Hampshire district, administrative and historic county of Hampshire, southern England. It lies among the downs on the River Wey, about 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Winchester by road. The Church of St. Lawrence is in the Perpendicular style with a Norman tower.

Eggar’s. Alton is a market town and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England, near the source of the River Wey. It has a population of 17, as of the census. Alton was recorded in the Domesday Survey of as Aoltone.

During the Saxon period Alton was known as Aweltun. The Battle of Alton occurred in the town during the English Civil War. It also has connections with Sweet Country: England. Memories of Alton, Hampshire.

4, likes talking about this. Welcome, please share your pictures and memories of Alton, Hampshire5/5. Alton Town Design Statement. 1: Introduction Context In the former Countryside Agency – now Natural Chapter 2 gives a brief history of Alton, the context for its development.

to Winchester and Southampton by one road and to Portsmouth and Gosport by another. At the time of the firstFile Size: 3MB. Alton is a market town in the English county of Hampshire, town is famous for the home of Jane Austin, a famous English is the highest town in Hampshire. Town Records Book 6.

Town Records Book 6 (PDF) The Sixth Volume of Records of the Town of Southampton being abstracts of Vol II Deeds in the Town Clerk's office with additional unrecorded deeds with indexes of names and localities.

John H. Hunt, Printer, Sag Harbor, New York The sixth book of town records is essentially a sequel to the fifth. The Battle of Alton (also Storm of Alton), of the First English Civil War, took place on 13 December in the town of Alton, Hampshire, England. There, Parliamentary forces serving under Sir William Waller led a successful surprise attack on a winter garrison of Royalist infantry and cavalry serving under the Earl of Crawford.

The History of Alton ( – ) – Page History of Alton prepared by Nona McDowell for Sodus Bay Historical Society Annual Dinner at the Alton Hotel on 8/11/ Some is folklore-Some is History Henry Ford once remarked “History is the Bunk”, when taken from outside of.

A History of Alton to Author: Jane Hurst Publication date: ISBN: 0 2 9 Cost: £ (+p&p if ordering by post) Where to buy: Curtis Museum or by post - see How to Order page. This book highlights some of the events that happened in Alton between and and shows something of the life of the town and its inhabitants at that period.First settled ab years ago, Hampshire's history dates to Roman Britain, when its chief town was Winchester.

When the Romans left Britain, the area was infiltrated by tribes from Scandinavia and mainland Europe, principally in the river valleys. The county was recorded in the 11th century Domesday Book, divided into 44 tuent country: England.Parish History [edit | edit source].

ALTON (St. Lawrence), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Alton, Alton and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 17 miles (E. N.

E.) from Winchester, and 47 (S. W. by W.) from London. Resources [edit | edit source] Civil Registration [edit | edit source].

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from.