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"HAMPTON NETHER, a parish in the hundred of Cawden, county Wilts, 1 mile S.E. of Wilton, and 2½ W. of Salisbury. The village, which is very small and wholly agricultural, is included in the parliamentary borough of Wilton. The tithes have been commuted for land and a money payment under an Enclosure Act obtained in 1783. The living is a curacy annexed to the rectory of Wilton. The church, dedicated to St. Catherine, is an ancient structure. The Earl of Pembroke is lord of the manor."

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

Netherhampton is 2 miles West of Salisbury. Grid Ref SU108298. Population 508 in 1831, 221 in 1951.

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 Netherhampton, St Catherine:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1766-1992, Mar 1755-1912, Bur 1767-1991
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1622-1638, 1664-1679, 1695-1706, 1710-1750, 1753-1755
    • IGI as Nether Hampton, Chr 1766-1826 Batch C152331, Mar 1755-1895 Batch M152331

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