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Hullavington  Wiltshire

 

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

HULLAVINGTON, a village and a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts. The village stands 5 miles SW by S of Malmsbury, and 6 NW by N of Chippenham r. station; and has a post office under Chippenham.—The parish includes the tythingo f Surrendral, and comprises 3, 121 acres. Real property, £4, 605. ...


Pop., 700. Houses, 152. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the priory of St. Victor, near Rouen; passed to the Crown; was given, by Henry VI., to Eton College; and is now held by Sir John Neeld, Bart., as lessee. The parish is a meet for the Beaufort hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £194. Patron, Eton College. The church is ancient; has some good early English work, and a tower; and, in 1866, was much out of repair. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Primitive Methodists, a school partly supported by Sir John Neeld, and charities £5.

Hullavington through time

Hullavington 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 Hullavington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11840

Date accessed: 23rd March 2017


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