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history of Weyhill, Hants. and its ancient fair.

Robert Marshall Heanley

history of Weyhill, Hants. and its ancient fair.

by Robert Marshall Heanley

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Published by Warren in Winchester .
Written in English


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Pagination107 p. :
Number of Pages107
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Open LibraryOL21396993M

The church was mentioned in the Doomsday Book and was known as "De La Woe". Its history has been linked with the Ancient Fair, in its time the largest fair in the country. The original meaning of fair; "Feriae" was a religious holiday, before trade took its place on which day people gathered to visit the temple and offer sacrifices. E TA left this review about The Weyhill Fair. An 18th Century roadside pub on the site of the old Weyhill Country Fairground, on what used to be the A before the dual carriageway was built. It was the model for Weydon Priors in Hardy’s Mayor of Castorbridge.

Weyhill railway station was a railway station opened by the MSWJR in what is now the western suburbs of Andover, Hampshire, England. The Midland and South Western Junction Railway (M&SWJR) was, until the Grouping, a wholly independent railway built to form a link between the Midland (MidR) and London and South Western Railways (LSWR). Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "Notes on the parishes of Fyfield, Kimpton, Penton Mewsey, Weyhill and Wherwell in the county of Hampshire".

Guide to Weyhill, Hampshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. Find ⏰ opening times for The Weyhill Fair in Weyhill, Weyhill, Hampshire, SP11 0PP and check other details as well, such as: ☎️ phone number, map, website and nearby locations.


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History of Weyhill, Hants. and its ancient fair by Robert Marshall Heanley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Weyhill is a village, miles ( km) west of Andover, sits within the civil parish of Penton Grafton, which includes the village of the same village is famous for having a medieval fair and then later a livestock fair, with up tosheep a day being auctioned.

The fair owed its existence to Weyhill being positioned on 8 ancient trackways, including the Harrow WayCivil parish: Penton Grafton. Buy The History of Weyhill, Hants, and its ancient fair. With plates by Robert Marshall Heanley (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert Marshall Heanley.

The Weyhill Fair is a classic country pub in Andover - built on the site of the original Weyhill Country Fair. With its historic foundations, the pub naturally bows to tradition, promising an award-winning range of real ales, home-cooked food and good old-fashioned service. Weyhill, Hampshire Photos, Maps, Books and Memories of Weyhill Everything Old Photos Old Maps Books Memories Nearby Places; Old Photos of Weyhill - 11 available.

See all our Weyhill photos. See all 11 Photos Weyhill in Weyhill in Old Maps of Weyhill Historic Maps of Weyhill. The Federation of Family History Societies co-ordinates and assists the work of societies or other bodies interested in family history, genealogy and heraldry.

The site provides a county by county alphabetical list of family history societies in England and Wales (Scotland has its own Association). The author Daniel Defoe, described Weyhill as “ where the greatest fair for sheep is kept that this nation can show” and Thomas Hardy used Weyhill as the scene for the wife-selling incident in his book ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’, renaming it as Weydon Priors.

Bibliography of the History of Andover and Area. We aim to list here as comprehensively as we can works about the history of Andover and area. Both the general reader looking for an introduction and the specialist researcher will find help in this, the first resource of its kind for the town and hundred.

The part Weyhill fair supplied in the domestic economy of its frequenters is well illustrated by entries in the diary of the Rev. Henry White, rector of Fyfield, brother of Gilbert White of Selborne.6 It was the custom of this worthy clergy-man to buy a stock of cheese at Andover fair, May nth, and 3 Mudie's Hampshire I.

Weyhill parish should correctly be called Penton Grafton but both names have been used since the nineteenth century. In area it is 1, acres ( ha.) and slopes from a heig  ht above se   a level of c. ft (76 m.) to the south to c ft. ( m.) at the north.

Its subsoil is chalk covered with light soil with flints and some. Working in partnership with local suppliers, our chef Clair Revius and her team have created a fresh, seasonal menu that makes the very most of Hampshire produce.

The dishes are traditional, home-cooked and blissfully uncomplicated - a series of simple pleasures that make The Weyhill Fair one of the best pubs for food in Andover. Weyhill is situated on the oldest ancient way in Britain, the "Harroway" or "Pilgrim's Way" where it crosses the old "Gold Road".

It has been a centre of worship since at least the Bronze Age, BC, with its origin lost in remote antiquity. The church was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The fair came to be, due to Weyhill being positioned on 8 ancient trackways, including the Harrow fair has been held on the site since 11th century, with the first written records from The historic Weyhill Fairground was the site used by Thomas Hardy in his book The Mayor of Casterbridge where Michael Henchard sells his wife.

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J Showing all works by author. Would you like to see only ebooks. The history of Weyhill, Hants, and its ancient fair by Robert Marshall Heanley 2 editions - first published. The Ancient and Famous Weyhill Fair. 35 likes. A new book available from September from local historian and author, Tony Raper.

The fair at Weyhill, three miles from Andover in Hampshire, is still held every year on old Michaelmas Day (10 October). It dates back at least to the eleventh century. In the eighteenth century, Defoe commented on the large sums—up to half a million pounds—which changed hands at the fair, and the large number of pickpockets.

Tangley is a village in the English county of y is situated north of the old market town of Andover and the village of Charlton, Hampshire. Tangley Parish covers an area of 4, acres ( km 2) and has just under residents in three villages, Tangley, Wildhern and Hatherden and the hamlets of Charlton Down and Little lies in the north west corner of.

Find the perfect weyhill stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. Old Map of Hampshire. An old map of Hampshire, hand-drawn in for the renowned cartographic publisher Samuel Lewis.

These superbly detailed maps provide an authoritive and fascinating insight into the history and gradual development of our cities, towns and villages. The maps are decorated in the margins by selected Frith photographs. The Weyhill Fair, Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

61 likes. Pub/5. The first written record of the Weyhill Fair dates From in a document From Henry Vll to his advisor and Sherittot Hampshire Hugh de Nevil or ’Hugh the Big’, asking him to buy pigs at the forthcoming Fair. This suggests that the Fair was already a well established event. At this time the Fair was known as ‘Fair.

Weyhill Fair in Weyhill has a beer garden. The pub has a car park, it has disabled facilities. Weyhill Fair gives a warm welcome to dogs and their owners. The pub is a family friendly pub, it serves food. Weyhill Fair has an outside area. The pub serves real ale, it has a real fire. Weyhill Fair has free WiFi.

The pub is a member of Cask Marque. Welcome to Hampshire History. It's great to see so many people out and about enjoying the Hampshire countryside as we find new ways of enjoying life in History is under our feet at every turn.

The chalk landscape of downland Hampshire has been home to .Stourbridge Fair at Cambridge (Cambridg eshire) was a notable commercial market and on its site six or seven brick houses were built for visitors to dine in.

At Weyhill (Hampshire) a range of former booths (listed Grade II) dating from the first half of the 19th century encloses an elongated U-shaped yard. These were erected by hop growers to.