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"BROAD TOWN, a district parish in the parishes of Cliffe-Pypard and Broad-Hinton, hundred of Kingsbridge, in the county of Wilts, 3 miles to the S.E. of Wootton Bassett railway station. It is situated on the Downs. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Salisbury, of the value of £100, in the alternate patronage of the vicars of Cliffe-Pypard and Broad-Hinton."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Broad Town was created as a parish in 1846 from parts of Broad Hinton and Cliffe Pypard.
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.
Registers of the parish church of Broad Town, Christ Church):
(for earlier entries see Hinton, Broad Pypard and Clyffe Pypard)
We are not aware of any indexes for this specific parish.
Description and Travel
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