Berwick St Leonard
"BERWICK ST. LEONARD, a parish in the hundred of Dunworth, in the county of Wilts, 1 mile to the E. of Hindon, its post town, and 15 W. of Salisbury. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, of the value, with the perpetual curacy of Sedgehill, which is annexed to it, of £375, in the patronage of J. Benett, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard, and has been recently restored. The manor house, which was erected in the reign of James I., is now converted into a barn."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Parish. South Wilts. 1 mile east of Hindon. 1144 acres. Population: 79. Ecclesiastical district: 198.
[Extract from Bartholomew's Gazetteer, 1970]
Common to all parishes is a VRI Chr 1726-1885, Mar 1724-1895
John Keynes of Australia has submitted an account of his family's emigration From Berwick St Leonard to Australia.
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