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  • He was educated at Basingstoke under Thomas Warton, father of the poet, and subsequently at Oriel College, Oxford, where in 1744 he was elected to a fellowship. Ordained in 1747, he became curate at Swarraton the same year and at Selborne in 1751.
  • 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.

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