Baydon  Wiltshire


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

BAYDON, a parish in the district of Hungerford and county of Wilts; on the verge of the county, 3½ miles WSW of Lambourne, and 7 SSE of Shrivenham r. station. It has a post office under Hungerford. Acres, 3,060. Real property, £2,892. Pop., 380. Houses, 81. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £110. Patron, the Rev. A. Meyrick. The church was repaired in 1860. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Baydon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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