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    Pertwood PERTWOOD The ancient parish of Pertwood lay on the summit of the downs about 31/2 miles north from East Knoyle and the same distance south from Sutton Veny . 1 It comprised 450 a. 2 and since the

    Warminster Church

    Warminster Church CHURCHES. The name Warminster first occurs in the early 10th century, when the church on the Were from which it is derived must already have existed. 14 It was no doubt one of those minster churches, often

    Agriculture 1500-1793

    Agriculture 1500-1793 AGRICULTURE c . 1500- c . 1793 Sketch map of farming countries In the 16th century Wiltshire , excluding enclaves, comprehended parts of various farming regions. In the north was the Cheese Country devoted to cheese dairy


    Keevil KEEVIL KEEVIL lies about 5 miles east of Trowbridge and the same distance south of Melksham . 1 The ancient parish was about 3 miles long and 11/2 wide, and roughly rectangular in shape. In the 1880's the

    The woollen industry before 1550

    The woollen industry before 1550 THE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY BEFORE 1550 Woollen industry to 1550 Woollens have probably been manufactured in Wiltshire , as in many other parts of England , for some four thousand years. The 'Beaker' folk of

    Roads Turnpike roads

    Roads ROADS Early Roads, p. 254. Turnpike Roads, p. 256. Later Roads, p. 265. List of Turnpike Acts, p. 266. Early roads The main lines of communication across southern England have traversed Wiltshire since prehistoric times. High ground provided

    Fifteenths and tenths, 1334

    Fifteenths and tenths, 1334 FIFTEENTHS AND TENTHS: QUOTAS OF 1334 By the last quarter of the 13th century Englishmen had become familiar with a system of tax assessment which took no account of such old-fashioned assessments of wealth as

    Steeple Ashton Steeple Ashton parish 1818

    Steeple Ashton STEEPLE ASHTON The village of Steeple Ashton lies about 3 miles east of Trowbridge . 1 Its name is derived from the church tower. 2 The parish formerly included the tithings of West Ashton , Great Hinton


    INDEX A-J NOTE: The following abbreviations have been used: adv., advowson; agric., agriculture; Alex., Alexander; And., Andrew; Ant., Anthony; abp., archbishop; Bart., Bartholomew; Ben., Benjamin; bp., bishop; Cast ., Castle; Cath., Catherine; cath., cathedral; chant., chantry; chap., chapel; char.,

    The colleges and halls King's King's College . Sable three roses argent a chief party azure a fleur-de-lis or and gules a leopard of England .[Granted 1449 ]

    The colleges and halls King's KING'S COLLEGE Foundation. King's College was founded by King Henry VI by letters patent dated 12 February 1441 . 1 Preparations must have begun considerably earlier, for the first portion of the intended site-a


    Sport SPORT Wiltshire has a number of natural physical features which have played an important part in determining the forms of sport pursued within it. The large expanse of downland, more than half the total area, is particularly suited

    Royal forests

    Royal forests FORESTS Introduction, p. 391. Braydon, p. 402. Chippenham and Melksham , p. 407. Selwood, p. 414. Savernake, p. 417. Chute, p. 424. Clarendon and Melchet, p. 427. Grovely, p. 431. List of Forest Eyres , p. 433.

    Table of population, 1801-1951

    Table of population, 1801-1951 TABLE OF POPULATION 1801 to 1951 The population table printed below follows the pattern of that published in the History of Leicestershire . 1 It shows the population of every area mentioned as a parish

    Index A - Z

    Index A - Z Note. The following abbreviations are used: Alex., Alexander; And., Andrew; Ant., Anthony; archbp., archbishop; Assoc., Association; b., born; bp., bishop; br., brother; chap., chapel; Chas., Charles; ch., church; Chris., Christopher; coll., college; d., died; Dan.,

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