CATISFIELD Ancient and Modern
AUTHORSHIP Note: This site has been compiled by Doug Glading. It incorporates material from other writers, researchers and sources - such as Maureen Sygrove, Dr Hugh Carling, 'Fareham Past & Present'. Hopefully the correct thanks and attributations have been given to each. The majority of the photographs are also by Doug. The intention is that this 'publication' becomes a framework for anyone's material about Catisfield. It will hopefully continue to change, as new material is added (and the layout/navigation improved).

Navigation links:

Catisfield in Maps

Places and Parts


Catisfield - More about where it is




NEW 8/2018: CATISFIELD - Catisfield Memorial Hall WW2 World War 2 Dedications

NEW 1/2018: CATISFIELD - The Cricket Club

NEW 2/2017: Maps of CATISFIELD - Reworked and c. 20 maps 1610-196x added

NEW 2/2017: FAMOUS PEOPLE who lived in of CATISFIELD -

NEW 1/2017: The BIG OR OLD HOUSE of CATISFIELD - And Who Lived Where - a list

NEW 1/2018:

PAPERS: number of items added Feb 20006 ..

go to the main Catisfield page ..

General information about the Village

>This is a working draft - please comment on: Navigation & bad links; Page appearance; Content. ............

You can look at this History/Review of Catisfield in a number of ways:....

      NEW 2018

work in progress.....

last update 11/2018

NEW 11/2018: Catisfield WW1 World War 1 Dedications

. NEW 8/2018: Catisfield Memorial Hall WW2 World War 2 Dedications

Information Summary about each of the people named on the dedication tablet./plaque

last update 5/1/2018

an active, well-regarded club, in the 1860s, 1870s, 1880s..... .

      NEW 2017

some work in progress.....


last update 11/2/2017

The BIG OR OLD HOUSES of CATISFIELD - And Who Lived Where - a list

last update 11/2/2017

Famous People Who lived in CATISFIELD - And Who Lived Where - a list


last update 27/2/2017

MAPS -- a sequence of Maps from 1611 to 196x that will give you an insight into how Catisfield. has grown and changed.



- Different areas and houses of Catisfield

in photos old and new, text and detail maps.



A timeline of

Catisfield across the years

Example entries:
  • 1210 First mention of Catisfield (as paying a tax to Fareham - in the Pipe Roll of the Bishop of Winchester)
  • 1316 CATESFELD held by the Bishop of Winchester
  • 1445 Henry VI & Margaret of Anjou went down Fishers Hill to Titchfield Abbey from Southwick, for the reconfirmation of their marriage in France (hence the name of the bridge)
  • 1841 The Census showed a population of 192. 33 houses, 16 agricultural labourers, 10 bricklayers, 27 servants, etc

Links to some particular pages:

Catisfield House MORE on Catisfield House

St Columba (Tin Tabernacle) MORE on St Columba/106 Club

Wine Stores MORE on Wine Stores/Hotel

The Limes MORE on The Limes

old 1923 view

- Catisfield in Maps from the 1600's onwards

(examples: Catisfield in 1810 and 1864 )
and also being included for your information are various

PAPERS - Assembled material and articles about Catisfield

NOTES - Research material about Catisfield

W-I-P - pieces of work-in-progress

Note on Location: The road through Catisfield was once a main route between Fareham / Portsmouth and the west. Samuel Pepys probably rode through it on his travels as did Margaret of Anjou on her way to wed Henry VI at Titchfield Abbey at the bottom of Fishers Hill.
Once an independent hamlet, it has become adjoined to the town of Fareham.
It is part of two Conservation Areas, one of which protects part of the pleasant Catisfield Lane and the other covering the land going down to the Meon River and the historic Titchfield Abbey. The Meon is a very attractive little river which flows into the sea (the Solent in fact) less than 3 miles away. See:
Catisfield - More about where it is
 ...his mark
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Pages on Catisfield originally 'on the web' January 1996
Most recent revision: 8 Aug 2018      --       © Doug Glading ..... 1996-2018