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Orcheston St Mary, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Orcheston St Mary, a parish in Wiltshire, on Salisbury Plain, 8 miles N of Wishford station, and 8 NE of Wiley station on the Salisbury branch of the G.W.R., and 12½ SSE of Devizes. It has a post office (S. O.) Acreage, 1895; population, 145. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, net value, £220 with residence. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is partly ancient and restored, and the chancel has been rebuilt.

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 parishOrcheston St. Mary 
HundredBranch and Dole 
Poor Law unionAmesbury 

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

Church Records

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1607-1917 1607-18421607-1971

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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