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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Parishes Avebury Avebury and East Kennett c. 1840

    229 Beckhampton manor was held of John Wroughton in 1463 . 230 Before 1485 the lordship passed to Fotheringhay college, the overlord in 1495 . 231 Hilary of Beckhampton held Beckhampton c . 1190, 232 as did Hamon of Beckhampton

    Selkley hundred Selkley hundred c. 1841

    five tithings in other parishes. The complete parishes were Aldbourne , Avebury including the tithings of Beckhampton and West Kennett , East Kennett , Mildenhall including the tithings of Poulton and Stitchcombe , Ogbourne St. Andrew including the tithings of

    Hospitals St John the Baptist , Marlborough

    king's visits to Marlborough . In 1267 the master of the hospital won an action of disseisin against John of Beckhampton and others in respect of a virgate at East Kennett . 6 The master and brethren, and their attorneys

    Parishes Winterbourne Bassett The Winterbournes in the early 19th century

    16th century. 3 In the 17th century lands and tithes from Stanmore , formerly a detached but tithable part of Beckhampton chapelry in Avebury , passed to the lord of Winterbourne Bassett manor and the rector of Winterbourne Bassett respectively,


    Bincknoll Beckhampton : Hamon of, 95 Hilary of, 95-6 John of, 95 Ric. of, 95 Beckhampton (in Avebury ), 62-3, 66, 86, 89-92, 96, 98, 101-2, 184 agric., 99-100 Beckhampton club, 91 Beckhampton Ho ., 91, 100; and see Beckhampton

    Blackland Blackland c . 1844 St. Peter's Church from the south-east in 1806

    to a stud farm and sold it in 1928 to Frederick Darling (d. 1953), a racehorse trainer with stables at Beckhampton , in Avebury . In 1934 Darl ing bought an adjoining 37 a., and in 1953 his executors sold

    Roads Turnpike roads

    to Chippenham and then passing through Bradford . 24 The road to Bath branching from the Bristo l road at Beckhampton was marked as a secondary road; it was this road, however, which the early coaches followed and which later

    Parishes Bishop's Cannings

    1937 a club-house was erected. 20 In the north-east corner of the parish are training gallops for the racing-stables at Beckhampton . Drew 's Pond, a small stretch of water in the southern outskirts of Devizes in Roundway parish, now


    to ride horses trained at Beckhampton included S. Wood , Steve Donoghue , Sir Gordon Richards , and, for a short time, H. Wragg . Horses belonging to many successful owners were trained at Beckhampton , including horses leased to

    Index A - Z

    m. Edm. Tudor, 79 Beauvoir , Wm. de, 33 Beckett , Margery, see Pexsall; Oliver , 94 Beckhampton , Hamon of, 32 Beckhampton , in Avebury , 32 Bede , Ellis, 181; John, 181 Beere , Ric., abbot of Glastonbury

    Parishes Wroughton

    now diverges from its old route south of Salthrop House and winds south-eastwards to join the road from Wroughton to Beckhampton , in Avebury . From Salthrop a road ran eastwards across the parish to the church and was known

    The King's government in the Middle Ages The hundreds of Wiltshire c. 1830

    Reynold of Calne , Hamon of Beckhampton , Richard de Haselden, and William of Durnf ord. The first had already been an assize commissioner on many occasions and was escheator in 1232 . Beckhampton had been an assize commissioner in

    Parishes Clyffe Pypard Clyffe Pypard , c. 1773

    Before the Conquest Stanmore had been held by Bruning, who paid geld for 21/2 hides. Hamon of Beckhampton held it along with Beckhampton (in Avebury ) of Matthew Columbers in 1242 -3. 230 Like the manor of Clyffe Stanmore seems

    Parishes All Cannings

    stones. The boundary with Bishop's Cannings was marked north of Wansdyke by the top of a ridge running back to Beckhampton in Avebury , for some way south of Wansdyke by the top of a ridge west of Tan Hill

    Calne Introduction Calne (West) and Bowood 1843 Calne (East) 1843

    in 1871 . 30 The main London-Bath road , which in the 17th century diverged from the London-Bristol road at Beckhampton , in Avebury , 31 crossed the south-west corner of Calne parish. Sandy Lane hamlet stands on its course.

    Cherhill Cherhill 1843 St. James's church from the south-east in 1806

    London road , and c . 70 a. there was used as gallops for racehorses in training at stables at Beckhampton , in Avebury . Bell farm, mainly south-east of the village, was divided in 1979 , from when its

    Heddington Heddington 1841 St. Andrew's church from the north-east in 1806

    highest known level. 4 The main London-Bath road , which in the 17th century diverged from the London-Bristol road at Beckhampton , in Avebury , 5 crossed the flat downland in the south-east corner of Heddington parish, crossed the summit

    Parliamentary history 1689-1832

    were chosen by amicable agreement among the leading gentry. This is the hey-day of the Deptford ( Wylye ) and Beckhampton ( Avebury ) Clubs- meetings of the principal gentry, and especially the justices of the peace of south and

    Index A-J

    antiquarian, author , and see Maundrell, Hen. (fl. 1690s); Wheatley Autoguide Equipment Ltd. , Avebury , John of, Avebury , Beckhampton , q.v . vicars, see Mayo , Jas. (three of the name) Avebury with Winterbourne Monkton , benefice, bacon

    Index A-Z

    see Beaches Becket , Ric, 22 n Beckford , Wm. (sr.), 225; Wm. (jr.), 225; fam., 225 Beckhampton , Hamon of, 19 Beckhampton , in Avebury , 200-1, 205 Bedborough , in Bishop's Cannings, 320 'Bedewynd' , see Bedwyn Bedfordshire

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