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Slaughterford, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Slaughterford, a parish in Wiltshire, 5 miles from Chippenham station on the G.W.R. Post town, Chippenham; money order and telegraph office, Yatton Reynell. Acreage, 475; population of the civil parish, 106; of the ecclesiastical, 613. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Biddeston. The church was rebuilt in 1823, with the exception of the tower, which dates back to the 15th century, and was again restored in 1883. There are a paper mill and a brewery.

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 parishSlaughterford St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionChippenham 

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 Slaughterford:

1619-1879 1766-18541632-1879

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Slaughterford 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 districtSN14
Post TownChippenham