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Charlton (Downton), Wiltshire

Historical Description

Charlton, a chapelry in Downton and Standlinch parishes, Wiltshire, on the river Avon, 4 miles SSE of Salisbury. It was constituted in 1851. Population, 321. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Civil parishDownton 
HundredDownton 
Poor Law unionAlderbury 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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