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Oaksey, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Oaksey, a village and a parish in Wilts. The village stands 2 miles from Kemble Junction station on the G.W.R., 3 SE of Akeman Street, at the boundary with Gloucestershire, and 6 NE by N of Malmesbury. It has a post and telegraph office under Malmesbury; money order office, Malmesbury. Acreage of parish, 1827; population, 374. The parish council consists of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; value, £300 with residence. The church is partly Norman, has been restored, and has some stained windows and an embattled tower. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishOaksey All Saints 
Poor Law unionMalmesbury 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtSN16
Post TownMalmesbury