Clatford

CLATFORD, a tything, in the parish of Preshute, union of Marlborough, hundred of Selkley, Marlborough and Ramsbury, and N. divisions of Wilts, 1½ mile (W. S. W.) from Marlborough; containing 90 inhabitants. An alien priory under the abbey of St. Victor, in Caleto, Normandy, was founded here by Sir Roger Mortimer in the time of William the Conqueror, and granted by Henry VI. to Eton College.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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