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"LITTLETON DREW, (or Littleton St. Andrew), a parish in the hundred of Chippenham, county Wilts, 8 miles S.W. of Malmesbury, and 8 N.W. of Chippenham, its post town, and nearest railway station on the Great Western line. It is situated on the line of the ancient highway Ackman Street. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The soil is a cold clay. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £120. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £141, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is a very old edifice dedicated to All Saints. Traces of ancient burial-places exist, also the remains of a cromlech. The Duke of Beaufort is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Littleton Drew is 8 miles NW of Chippenham. Grid Ref ST832803. Postcode SN14 7NA. Population 177 in 1831.
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 Littleton Drew, All Saints:
- WSRO registers: Chr 1706-1992, Mar 1709-1947, Bur 1708-1991
- BTs before surviving registers for 1605-06, 1620-22, 1632, 1666-79, 1700-02
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