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Bowden Hill, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Bowden-Hill, a chapelry in Laycock parish, Wiltshire, 3½ miles SSE of Chippenham. It was constituted in 1863. Population, 270. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £77 with residence.

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1863.


Church of England

St. Anne

The church of St. Anne, built by the late Captain Gladstone R.N. of Bowden Park, is of stone, with Bath stone quoins, in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, north porch, organ chamber, and a tower containing a clock and 2 bells.


Online maps of Bowden Hill are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN15
Post TownChippenham