Upton Scudamore, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Upton Scudamore, a parish in Wiltshire, 1 ½ mile NNW of Warminster station on the G.W.R. Post town, Warminster. Acreage, 2538; population of the civil parish, 256; of the ecclesiastical, 265. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £290 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1859, and is an edifice in the Early English style, with an embattled western tower. There is a small Baptist chapel. Owen, the author of " Geoponica," was rector.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

Ancient County Wiltshire
Hundred Warminster
Poor Law union Warminster

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Upton-Scudamore (St. Mary) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Maps

Online maps of Upton Scudamore are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: