The Editor wishes to express his thanks to all those who have assisted in
the work of compiling the histories of the parishes dealt with in this
volume, but particularly to the Earl of Northbrook, the Earl of Selborne,
G.C.M.G., the Lord Hylton, the Lord Basing, the Lord Swaythling, the
Lady Mary Shelley, the Lady Laura Ridding, Count Beaumont-Gurowski,
Rev. H. Peto Betts, M.A., Rev. R. F. Bigg-Wither, M.A., Rev. Canon
Braithwaite, M.A., Rev. E. Kenworthy Browne, M.A., Rev. F. J.
Causton, M.A., Rev. J. W. S. Danbury, B.A., Rev. E. D. Heathcote,
M.A., Rev. J. Jenkyns, M.A., Rev. W. H. Laverty, M.A., Rev.
Campbell Lock, M.A., Rev. T. H. Masters, M.A., Rev. G. W. Minns,
LL.B., F.S.A., Rev. Botry Pigott, Rev. Sumner Wilson, M.A., Mr.
Arthur Arnold, Mrs. Pleydell Bouverie-Campbell-Wyndham, Mr. J.
Ulick Burke, B.A., J.P., Mr. Tankerville Chamberlayne, B.A., Capt.
Edw. Chawner, Mr. Spencer Clarke, Mr. W. Dale, F.S.A., F.G.S.,
Mr. William Deverell, M.A., D.L., J.P., Mr. H. J. Dutton, J.P.,
Mr. Edward Eames, Mr. Alfred T. Everitt, Mr. A. E. W. Fleming,
Mr. Edgar Goble, Mr. C. R. Gunner, Mr. Charles Holme, F.L.S.,
Mr. F. H. T. Jervoise, F.S.A., Mr. Montagu G. Knight, D.L.,
Miss Lemprière, Mr. R. M. Lucas, Mr. A. R. Malden, M.A., F.S.A.,
Mr. Michael C. M'Creagh-Thornhill, Mr. H. B. Middleton, Col.
Mildmay, Mrs. Barker Mill, Mr. H. Stuart Moore, F.S.A., Mr. N. C.
H. Nisbett, A.R.I.B.A., Mr. George Parker, Mr. S. E. Pitter, Mr.
H. F. Rawstorne, Mr. W. H. Saunders, Mr. A. E. Scott, J.P., Mr. John
Silvester, Mrs. Vinn, Mr. J. C. Warner, Mrs. Harrison Wayne, and Mr.
A. Ingham Whitaker, J.P., who, by the loan of manuscripts, supplying
information, and otherwise have much lightened the work of the
The Editor is also indebted to the late Earl of Northbrook, the
Rev. G. W. Minns, Mr. F. H. T. Jervoise, Mr. W. H. Barrell, and
the Society of Antiquaries for illustrations.
Some discrepancies may occasionally be noticed between the amount
of arable, pasture and woodland in each parish, which has been kindly
supplied by the Board of Agriculture, and the total area of each parish
taken from the Ordnance Survey maps. The former statistics are given
as near as they can be obtained, but occasionally where holdings are in
two parishes the owner has inadvertently returned the whole area of his
holding under the parish in which he resides.