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Christian Malford

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"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]

 

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Population

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

 

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