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"BLACKLAND, a parish in the hundred of Calne, in the county of Wilts, 2 miles from Calne, its post town. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, of the value of £160, in the patronage of the Rev. James Mayo. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. Blackland House, the principal mansion, was formerly the seat of the Mann ell family."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Common to all parishes is a Key to Abbreviations and a description of Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.
Indexes and registers of the parish church of Blackland, St Peter:
- WSRO registers: Chr 1761-1992, Mar 1757-1991, Bur 1769-1992
- BTs before surviving registers for 1594, 1603-07, 1614-18, 1626-30, 1635-40, 1663-65, 1668-70, 1673-76, 1737, 1740, 1765
- IGI Mar 1757-1835 Batch M152841
- VRI Chr 1761-1811
- White Horse Baptisms 1761-1811
- Wiltshire Index Service Burials 1769-1812
Researchers interested in the above records may also wish to consult the following transcriptions (from various sources) by Annette Nelson:
Description and Travel
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU013685 (Lat/Lon: 51.415465, -1.982713), Blackland which are provided by: