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Plaitford, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Plaitford, a parish in Wiltshire, adjacent to Hants, 5 miles W by S of Eomsey station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Romsey; money order office. West Wellow; telegraph office, Romsey. Acreage, 1323; population, 164. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £100 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Ilchester. The church is ancient.

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 unionRomsey 

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 Plaitford:

1622-1880 1622-18361622-1880

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Plaitford from the following:


Online maps of Plaitford 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:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP5
Post TownSalisbury