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Jane Austen's Hampshire

Jane Austen in Hampshire

Deane Parsonage

From their marriage in 1764 until the summer of 1768 the Austen family lived in Deane parsonage. The three older Austen sons, James, George and Edward were all born here, before the family moved to Steventon.

extract of Induction mandate for George Austen 1773

"John by divine Permission, Bishop of Winchester to the Venerable / Thomas Balguy DD. Archdeacon of Winchester or to his Official or any other person or / Persons having or who shall have authority legally to execute what is underwritten, greeting. /
Whereas we have admitted George Austen Clerk Batchelor of Divinity to the Rectory of the Parish-Church of Dean / In the County of Southampton within our Diocese and Jurisdiction, / Vacant by the Death of William Hillman Clerk the last / Incumbent there, to which he was presented to us by Francis Austen of Sevenoaks in the / County of Kent Esquire Patron of the said Rectory for this turn (as it is asserted)/ And have canonically Instituted / Him in and to the same, and invested him with all and singular the Rights, Members, and Appurtenances /
Thereunto belonging: We do therefore empower and strictly require you, jointly and severally to induct, or / Cause the said George Austen or his lawful Proxy in his Name, and for him, / To be inducted into the real, actual and corporal Possession of the said Rectory and Parish / Church of Dean and of all and singular the Rights, / Members and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, and to defend him so inducted, and what shall be herein / Done, by virtue of this our present Mandate, Ye are duly to certify to us or our Vicar-General or his / Surrogate, or some other competent Judge in this behalf, when duly required to do so. Dated under our / Seal (which in this Case we use) the First Day of April in the Year / Of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and seventy three and in the Twelfth Year Of our Translation"


Induction Mandate for George Austen

Induction mandate for George Austen 1773
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Hampshire Record Office ref 35M48/6/796

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