Place:


Broad Blunsdon  Wiltshire

 

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

BLUNSDON (Broad), a chapelry in Highworth parish, Wilts; 3½ miles SE of Cricklade, and 4 N of Swindon r. station. It includes the tything of Bury-Blunsdon; and has a post office under Swindon. Acres, 2,260. Rated property, £2,194. Pop., 806. Houses, 198. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300.* Patron, the Bishop of G. and B. The church is good.

Additional information about this locality is available for Swindon

Broad Blunsdon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24327

Date accessed: 22nd October 2017


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