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Pertwood, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Pertwood, a parish in Wiltshire, on the Roman road to Old Sarum, 2 miles NW of Hindon, and 1½ mile from Warminster station on the G.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Hindon. Acreage, 450; population, 36. In 1885 the parish was amalgamated for civil purposes with the parishes of East Knowle and Sutton Verney. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £70. The church is good, and has been enlarged.

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 parishPertwood St. Peter 
Poor Law unionMere 

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 Pertwood:

1715-1916 1608-18291802-1875

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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