The Woking, Aldershot and Basingstoke canal joins the Wey, but is little used.
The river Wey and the Basingstoke canal pass through the parish.
ALDERSHOT, an urban district in the Basingstoke parliamentary division of Hampshire, England, 34 m.
The lands at Aldershot, an extensive open heath country, sparsely dotted by fir-woods and intersected by the Basingstoke canal, were then acquired by the crown.
He died at Malshanger, near Basingstoke, on the 5th of September 1846.
Main line - Woking, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Yeovil, Exeter, Plymouth; Woking, Guildford and Portsmouth,.
Basingstoke, Winchester, Southampton, Bournemouth, &c. Extensive connexions in Surrey, Hampshire and the south-west, as far as North Cornwall.
BASINGSTOKE, a market-town and municipal borough of Hampshire, England, 48 m.
Basingstoke has considerable agricultural trade, and brewing, and the manufacture of agricultural implements, and of clothing, are carried on.
The Basingstoke canal, which connects the town with the river Wey and so with the Thames, was opened about 1 794, but lost its trade owing to railway competition.
Basingstoke is a town of great antiquity, and excavations have brought to light undoubted traces of Roman occupation.
In 1256 granted to the men of Basingstoke the manor and hundred of that name and certain other privileges, which were confirmed by Edward III., Henry V.
In 1392 granted to the men of Basingstoke the rights of a corporation and a common seal.
Basingstoke returned two members to parliament in 1295, 1302 and 1306, but no writs are extant after this date.
Granted two fairs on Basingstoke Down at Easter and on the Loth and 11th of September.
The wool trade flourished in Basingstoke at an early date, but later appears to have declined, and in 1631 the clothiers of Basingstoke were complaining of the loss of trade and consequent distress.
Millard, History of Basingstoke (Basingstoke, 1889).