Whiteparish, a parish, with a village and five tithings, in Wiltshire, 2½ miles S by W of Dean station on the L. & S.W.R., and 8 SE by E of Salisbury. It has a post and money order office under Salisbury; telegraph office, Dean railway station. Acreage, 6321; population of the civil parish, 1037; of the ecclesiastical, 1074. There is a parish council consisting of eleven members. Melchet Park, Cowesfield House, Broxmore House, and Brickworth are chief residences. Earl Nelson is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £125. The church was restored and partly rebuilt in 1869. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Whiteparish All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Alderbury|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Whiteparish 1560-1837, Wiltshire is available to browse online.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Whiteparish from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Whiteparish (All Saints))
Online maps of Whiteparish are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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