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Buttermere

"BUTTERMERE, a parish in the hundred of Kinwardstone, in the county of Wilts, 5 miles to the S. of Hungerford, its post town. It lies on the confines of Berkshire and Hampshire. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, value £229, in the patronage of the Bishop of Winchester. The church is dedicated to St. James."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

 

Cemeteries

Churches

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Church Records

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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History

Maps

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Societies

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