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Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Ogbourne St Andrew or Little Okebourne, a village and a parish in Wilts. The village stands on a small affluent of the river Kennet, 2 miles N of Marlborough station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Marlborough; money order and telegraph office, Marlborough. Acreage of parish, 5386; population, 386. Rockley House is the chief residence. A preceptory of the Knights of St John was at Rockley. The limits include a considerable portion of Marlborough Downs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £200 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church is ancient, and has a tower.

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 parishOgbourn St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionMarlborough 

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 Ogbourne St Andrew:

1538-1880 1594-18411594-1880

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ogbourne St Andrew from the following:


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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 districtSN8
Post TownMarlborough