Place:


Brokenborough  Wiltshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Brokenborough like this:

BROKENBOROUGH, a parish in Malmesbury district, Wilts.; on Akeman-street, 2 miles NW of Malmesbury, and 7¼ W by S of Minety r. station. It has a post office under Chippenham. Acres, 2,552. Real property, £3,732. Pop., 503. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Saxon kings; and passed to the Molines. Some Roman remains have been found. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Westport, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is good.

Brokenborough through time

Brokenborough is now part of North Wiltshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Wiltshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Brokenborough itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Brokenborough in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11642

Date accessed: 20th October 2017


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