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Ditteridge, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Ditteridge or Ditcheridge, an ecclesiastical parish in Wiltshire, on an affluent of the river Avon, half a mile N by E of Box station on the G.W.R., and 7 miles WSW of Chip-penham. Post town, Box, under Chippenham; money order and telegraph office, Box. Population, 124. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; value, £61. The church is Norman and Early English, and in good condition.

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


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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1584.

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for Ditteridge:



Church of England

St. Christopher (parish church)

The church of St. Christopher is an ancient edifice of stone in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a bell gable over the chancel arch, containing one bell: there is a curious old font: the whole of the windows are stained: the church was restored in 1859, and affords 100 sittings.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ditteridge from the following:


Online maps of Ditteridge 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 districtSN13
Post TownCorsham