St Mary Bourne Revisited



To my lovely wife Christine for all her help and patience.

To Andrew Hanson for the Web Design and Maintenance.

Paul Morgan of Warren and sons 85 High St. Winchester SO23 9AE for allowing me to copy from Kathleen Innes book “Life in a Hampshire village”

Sarah Lewin and all the helpful and friendly staff at the

Hampshire Records Office

Sussex St. Winchester SO23 8TH

Telephone 01962826154

Newbury Library

The Warf

Newbury RG14 5AU

Telephone 01635519900

A big thank you to Rick, Sue and Rosie Jepson from the George Inn for allowing me to copy the photographs of St. Mary Bourne 1900./ Sunday school 1880./ and Mr. Poor and his pals. (There are many more on display in the bar areas)

The George Inn

St. Mary Bourne

Andover Hants SP11 6BG

01264 738340

01264 738340

Also thanks to Sue and Len Berry of the Coronation Arms for the interesting chats and information on matters local. (They to have some good photos in the bar areas)

Coronation Arms

St. Mary Bourne

Andover Hants SP116AR

01264 738432

01264 738432


A parochial History of St. Mary Bourne with an account of the manor of Hurstbourne Priors Hants.

Author Dr. Joseph Stevens

Dated 1888

Published by Whiting and co. 30 and 32 Sardinia St. W.C. London

Hampshire Records Office finding no. 17A03

Life in a Hampshire Village

Author Kathleen Innes

1st.edition 1944

2nd.edition 1945

Printed by Warren and sons Ltd.85 High St. Winchester SO23 9AE


Distributed by Simpkin, Marshall

Newbury Library Title no. P006479103 Class no.H914.227

Life in a Hampshire Village: notes from past and present.

Author Kathleen Innes.

Not dated.

Hampshire Records Office finding no. HP192

Short Historical Sketch of the parish of Hurstbourne Tarrant.

Author. Revd. R. S. Arrowsmith

Hampshire records office finding no. 68M79/PZ113

The good folks of the 17th.century living history village near Gosport