Selborne, Hampshire
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Historic maps of Selborne and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Selborne

We lived on the outskirts of selborne, my parents and three brothers and sister, at Lower Noar Hill Farm and Homestead Farm. My great-grandparents, grandparents and parents farmed the land between Selborne Common and Noar Hill for more than 70 years. Before us it was the Ganders, who later emigrated to Canada for health reasons. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Selborne by Carolyn Waller

Maxwells Of Selborne

The brother of my 5xgt grandfather William Maxwell, was Thomas Maxwell, born in Harting in 1754. Thomas and Elizabeth's son Henry Maxwell, born 1807 in Harting, was by the census of 1841 living in Selborne with his wife Jane and two sons, Henry Thomas Maxwell and George Alfred Maxwell and daughter Emma Jane. Henry was ...Read full memory

A memory of Selborne by C Hutchings