In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Orcheston like this:
ORCHESTON, a sub-district in Amesbury district, Wilts; containing the two Orcheston parishes, and fiveother parishes. Acres, 18, 496. Pop., 2, 454. Houses, 529.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Orcheston has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Salisbury. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Orcheston and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Orcheston, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th May 2013
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