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Little Cheverell, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Cheverell, Little, a parish in Wilts, near the Ridge Way, 1½ mile WSW of Market-Lavington, and 6 miles S by W of Devizes station on the G.W.R. Post town, West Lavington, under Devizes; money order and telegraph office, West Lavington. Acreage, 1025; population, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £405.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishLittle Cheverell St. Peter 
Poor Law unionDevizes 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1653.

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



Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter, entirely rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1850, at the joint expense of the late Earl of Radnor and the then rector, is an edifice of grey stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch and a small western tower, in the Perpendicular style, containing a good clock, placed in 1887, and two bells.

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 Little Cheverell from the following:


Online maps of Little Cheverell 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 districtSN10
Post TownDevizes