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Leigh (Ashton Keynes), Wiltshire

Historical Description

Leigh, a chapelry in Ashton Keynes parish, Wilts, on the river Thames, near the boundary with Gloucestershire, 2 miles from Minety station on the M. & S.W. Joint railway. Post town, Cricklade.

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 
Civil parishAshton Keynes 
Poor Law unionCricklade and Wootton-Bassett 

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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