Place:


Semington  Wiltshire

 

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

SEMINGTON, a chapelry in Steeple-Ashton parish, Wilts; on the Kennet and Avon canal, near the Mid Wilts railway, 2 miles E S E of Holt-Junction r. station, and 3½ N E of Trowbridge. It has a post-office under Trowbridge. Real property, with Littleton, £3, 308. Pop. in 1861, 427; of whom 160 were in Melksham workhouse. Houses, 60. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Staple-Ashton. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Semington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12090

Date accessed: 21st September 2017


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