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Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Winterbourne Monkton, a parish in Wiltshire, 8 miles WNW of Marlborough station on the G.W.R. Post town, Swindon; money order and telegraph office, Avebury. Acreage, 1879; population of the civil parish, 210; of the ecclesiastical, 375. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Berwick Bassett, in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £230 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is a small building of stone in the Norman style.

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-Monkton St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionMarlborough 

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 Winterbourne Monkton:

1605-1880 1605-18361605-1879

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Winterbourne Monkton 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 districtSN4
Post TownSwindon