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History

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

"SHIDFIELD, a chapelry in Droxfield parish, Hants; 2 miles S by E of Bishops-Waltham r. station. It contains Shirrell-Heath hamlet, and has a post-office under Fareham. Pop., 937. Houses, 201. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £200.* Patron, the Rector of Droxford. The church was built in 1829." 

Extracted from  GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Shedfield, in Winchester and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.  URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1731  (Date accessed: 11th July 2015.)

Parish boundary

 this hasn't kept static over time as can be seen in the article about the northern boundary of Shedfield parish - the Waltham Chase village.

As Shedfield previously was a part of the Droxford parish details of our parish's history can be seen on the British History Online pages.

'Parishes: Droxford', in A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 3, ed. William Page (London, 1908), pp. 284-288 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/hants/vol3/pp284-288 [accessed 9 July 2015].


Books

"Some History of Shedfield Parish: The History of a Hampshire Rural Community Paperback – 1 Nov 1991 by Grace Emery (Author)"

Shedfield House Estate history by Grahame Soffe 

 


Further History

information links:

Shedfield House Estate

Shedfield War memorials

Waltham Chase village hall

Waltham Chase village history articles

Shedfield Village Hall

Shedfield Lodge

New Place

Old Tower