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Pewsham, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Pewsham, an extra-parochial tract in Wiltshire, 1½ mile SE by S of Chippenham. The ancient royal forest of Pews-ham extended from Chippenham to Devizes.

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 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pewsham from the following:


Online maps of Pewsham are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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