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Littleton Drew, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Littleton Drew or Littleton St Andrew, a parish in Wiltshire, 7½ miles NW of Chippenham town and station on the G.W.R. Post town, Chippenham. Acreage, 980; population, 172. The manor belongs to the Duke of Beaufort. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £130 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is very small but interesting.

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 parishLittleton-Drew All Saints 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1706.

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

1603-1900 1620-19001622-1900


Church of England

All Saints (parish church)

The church of All Saints is a building of stone, in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch and a central embattled tower containing 3 bells: in the church is an altar tomb with the recumbent effigy of a lady: there are 100 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 Littleton Drew from the following:


Online maps of Littleton Drew 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 districtSN14
Post TownChippenham