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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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
HundredChippenham 
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:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1584-18611726-18131589-19321589-1861

Churches

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:


Maps

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:

CountyWiltshire
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtSN13
Post TownCorsham