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Stapleford, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Stapleford, a parish in Wiltshire, 1¼ mile NNW of Wishford station on the G.W.R., and 4½ miles NNW of Wilton. It has a post office under Salisbury; money order office, Wishford; telegraph office, Wylye. Acreage, 2118; population, 250. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £190 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The church has been restored, and has a fine Norman porch. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishStapleford St. Mary 
HundredBranch and Dole 
Poor Law unionWilton 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP3
Post TownSalisbury