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Wilsford or Wilsford Dauntsey, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Wilsford or Wilsford Dauntsey, a parish in Wiltshire, 2 miles SSW of Woodborough station on the G.W.R., and 5 WSW of Pewsey. It includes Manningford Bohun tithing, and has a post office under Marlborough; money order and telegraph office, Woodborough. Acreage, 1759; population of civil parish, 174; of ecclesiastical, with Manningford Bohun, 414. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £190 with residence. Patron, St Nicholas' Hospital, Salisbury. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style, with a square embattled tower.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishWilsford-Dauntsey St. Nicholas 
HundredSwanborough 
Poor Law unionPewsey 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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