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Steventon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Hampshire

Small village c. 8 m. SW of Basingstoke, between the A30 and the B3400. Jane Austen was born in the rectory, the seventh child of George Austen,...

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Steventon

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Hampshire

Small village c. 8 m. SW of Basingstoke, between the A30 and the B3400. Jane Austen was born in the rectory, the seventh child of George Austen,...

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Steventon

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

‘estate associated with a man called *Stīf(a)’, OE pers. name + -ing- + tūn, or possibly ‘farmstead at the

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Steventon

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 149 words.

Current frequencies: GB 1487, Ireland 2 • GB frequency 1881: 726 • Main GB location 1881: Staffs

English:

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Steventon

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 215 words.

Small village c. 8 m. SW of Basingstoke, between the A30 and the B3400. Jane Austen was born in the

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Ballentine, Maj.-Gen. John Steventon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 154 words.

CB 1947; CIE 1946

Born 10 May 1897; s of John G. Ballentine and Maud Katherine Steventon, Ballymena, Co. Antrim; m 1920, Lilian Alicia (Kaisar-i-Hind Medal, ...

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Pompey

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1142 words.

leader of a slave revolt in The Bahamas, was born in 1798 at Steventon on Great Exuma Island to James,

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Austen, Jane (1775–1817)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 473 words.

(1775–1817),

born in the rectory at Steventon, Hampshire, of which her father was rector. She was the sixth

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Brydges, Sir Samuel Egerton (1762–1837)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 39 words.

(1762–1837),

bibliographer, poet, and novelist: b. Denton; lives in Steventon 1886–8; visits Ramsgate

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Austen, Jane (1775–1817)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 131 words.

(1775–1817),

novelist: b. and lives in Steventon 1775–1801; educ. Oxford and Reading; visits Goodnestone, Godmersham,

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Pompey (1798–after 1830)

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Caribbean History. 1154 words.

was born in 1798 at Steventon on Great Exuma Island to James, who was African-born, and Hagar, a Creole who

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Emmony, Alderman Harry Oliver

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 75 words.

Born London, 4 March 1897; s of Edgar and Elizabeth Emmony; m 1920, Violet, 2nd d of Charles and Violetta Steventon; three s; died 28 Aug. 1956...

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Measures, Sir Philip Herbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 151 words.

Kt, 1946; CBE 1931

Born 2 Jan. 1893; s of late Herbert James Measures; m 1935, Muriel, 3rd d of W. S. Steventon; died 25 Oct. 1961...

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Austen, Jane (1775–1817), novelist

Marilyn Butler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 18823 words.

Austen, Jane (1775–1817), novelist, was born on 16 December 1775 at the rectory in Steventon, near Basingstoke, Hampshire, the seventh child and younger daughter of George Austen...

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Austen, Sir Francis William (1774–1865), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 663 words.

Austen, Sir Francis William (1774–1865), naval officer, fifth son of the Revd George Austen (1731–1805), rector of Steventon in Hampshire, and his wife, Cassandra (1739–1827), daughter of...

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Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Economics.

(1762–1837),

bibliographer, poet, and novelist: b. Denton; lives in Steventon 1886–8; visits Ramsgate; lives in Denton, in Littlebourne 1810–18. Censura Literaria 1805, The British...

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Harris, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 71 words.

Born s of late Henry Harris, Steventon Manor, Hants, and Janet, d of Rt Hon. Lord Young, PC; unmarried; died 20 May 1950

Member Advisory Council of...

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Kays, Brig.-Gen. Walpole Swinton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 63 words.

CMG 1917

Born 1858; m Margaret, d of late H. Harris, Steventon Manor, Hants; two d; died 14 Dec. 1941

retired

Harrow

Commanded 2nd...

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Bowles, Brig.-Gen. Frederick Gilbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 59 words.

late RE

Born 3rd s of late John Samuel Bowles of Milton Hill, Steventon, Berks; m Grace Mary, d of late John Howlett Harvey of Halifax, Nova Scotia; one ...

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Cruickshank, Ernest William Henderson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 243 words.

Born Edinburgh, 1888; s of George Hunter and Sarah Henderson Cruickshank; m 1930, Bertha Christina Steventon, ARCM (London); two d; died 29 Dec. 1964

Regius Professor...

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Griffiths, Peter Harry Steve (1928–2013), politician

Andy Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 1448 words.

Griffiths, Peter Harry Steve (1928–2013), politician, was born on 24 May 1928 at 3 Hill Top, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, the son of Walter Lewisham Griffiths (b. 1906), a gentleman's...

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