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Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Swallowcliffe, a parish in Wiltshire, 1½ mile SSE of Tisbury station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Salisbury; money order and telegraph office, Tisbury. Acreage, 1350; population, 247. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is good. There is an iron mission hall.

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 parishSwallowcliffe St. Peter 
Poor Law unionTisbury 

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 Swallowcliffe:


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Swallowcliffe from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP3
Post TownSalisbury