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Easton Grey, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Easton Grey, a parish in Wilts, on Akeman Street and the river Avon, at the boundary with Gloucestershire, 3½ miles W of Malmesbury station on the G.W.R. It has a post and telegraph office under Malmesbury; money order office, Sherstone. Acreage, 1061; population, 127. The manor belonged to the Parrys. An ancient camp called White Walls, situated on the high ground, is believed to have been the Roman station of Mutuantonis, and has yielded Roman coins and pottery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, with tithe rent-chaige .commuted at £266, 25 acres of glebe, and residence. The church is old and in good order.

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 unionMalmesbury 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1725.


Church of England

dedication unknown (parish church)

The church (dedication not known) is a building of stone in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and an embattled western tower containing 3 bells, and was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1836: there are 132 sittings.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Easton Grey from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN16
Post TownMalmesbury