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Christian Malford

"CHRISTIAN-MALFORD, a parish in the northern division of the hundred of Damerham, in the county of Wilts, 4 miles N.E. of Chippenham, its post town. The Great Western line runs through it. It is called Cristemelford in Domesday Survey, at which time it was possessed by the abbots of Glastonbury. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £672, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient edifice with tower. There is a National school for both sexes. Anciently the Herberts had a seat here. It is a meet for the Beaufort hounds. The Earl of Carnarvon is lord of the manor."

[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

  • 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 Christian Malford, All Saints:

  • Indexes and registers of the church of Christian Malford, Independent:

    • IGI Chr 1809-1817 an 1832-1836 Batch C077701

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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Maps

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Population

  • Population was 1,006 in 1831, 520 in 1951.

 

Societies

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