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Winterbourne Gunner, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Winterbourne Gunner, a parish in Wiltshire, 1 mile SSW of Porton station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4½ miles NNE of Salisbury. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Salisbury. Acreage, 1518; population, 166. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belonged in the time of Henry III. to Henry Delamere, and it took its suffix name of Gunner from his wife Gunnora. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; gross value, £178 with residence. The church is small and ancient. 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 parishWinterbourne-Gunner St. Mary 
Poor Law unionAmesbury 

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 districtSP4
Post TownSalisbury