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"PEWSHAM, an extra parochial place in the hundred of Chippenham, county Wilts, 1½ mile S.E. of Chippenham."

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

Pewsham was an extra-parochial liberty and is 2 miles SE of Chippenham. Grid Ref ST948708. Population 383 in 1831, 561 in 1951

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