Place:


Wootton Rivers  Wiltshire

 

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

WOOTTON-RIVERS, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the Kennet and Avon canal and on the Mid-Wilts railway, 3 miles ENE of Pewsey r. station. It has a post-office under Marlborough. Acres, 1,179. Real property, £2,021. Pop., 444. Houses, 93. There are an iron foundry and an agricultural implement factory. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £379.* Patrons, St. John's College, Cambridge, and Brasenose College, Oxford. The church is good; and there are a national school, and charities £15.

Wootton Rivers through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12178

Date accessed: 12th December 2017


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