Mr George H Mack – 1901 Census – (Romsey) - Head Game Keeper to Tankerville Chamberlayne.
During the 1880's the gamekeeper for Priors Hill Copse for the Chamberlayne Estate was Mr George H Mack who lived in a thatched cottage at the entrance to the woodland and ran a timber mill in the copse to supply local businesses with firewood.
'1901 Census - Tankerville Chamberlayne, esq., B.A. of Cranbury Park, Winchester, is lord of the manor and the principal landowner. Living in: St Mary Extra - The Hundred of Mansbridge which contains the Parishes of; North Baddersley, Chilworth, North Stoneham, South Stoneham, Botley, Hound in Netley, Hamble Le Rice.
There are still members of the Mack family living close to Priors Hill Copse.
All photographs are coutesy of Hound Local History Society and are Circa:1890.
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