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Netheravon, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Netheravon, a village and a parish in Wilts. The village stands on the river Avon, 5 miles N by W of Amesbury, and 7 S by E of Woodborough station on the G.W.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Salisbury. The parish contains also the tithing of Chisenbury-de-la-Folly. Acreage, 3536; population of the civil parish, 505; of the ecclesiastical, 552. There is a parish council consisting of nine members and a chairman. The manor, with Netheravon House, belongs to the Beach family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £165 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is ancient, has been restored, and has a pinnacled tower. There are Baptist and Primitive Methodist chapels. Sydney Smith was curate.

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 parishNetheravon All Saints 
HundredElstub and Everley 
Poor Law unionPewsey 

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

Church Records

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

1577-1880 1579-18361579-1880

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP4
Post TownSalisbury