"MILTON LILBOURNE, a parish in the hundred of Kinwardstone, county Wilts, 2 miles N.E. of Pewsey, its post town, and 7 S. of Marlborough. The village, which is small, is chiefly agricultural. The parish includes the tythings of Milton, Fyfield, and Clinch. The Kennet and Avon canal flows through the northern part of the parish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Sarum, value £111. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure, with a square tower containing six bells. There is a National school. The Marquis of Ailesbury is lord of the manor and chief landowner."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Milton Lilborne is 2 miles E of Pewsey. Grid Ref SU189604. Postcode SN9 5LL. Population 660 in 1831, 551 in 1951.
- Chandler, John - Marlborough and Eastern Wiltshire. Hobnob Press, 2001. ISBN 0-946418-07-1.
- Chandler, John - Devizes and Central Wiltshire. Hobnob Press, 2003. ISBN 0-946418-16-0.
Common to all parishes is a Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.
Indexes and registers of the parish church of Milton Lilbourne, St Peter:
- WSRO registers: Chr 1686-1991, Mar 1686-1999, Bur 1686-1992
- BTs before surviving registers for 1602-1608, 1619-1623, 1632-1635, 1667-1673, 1679
- IGI Chr 1686-1812 Batch P006761 from transcript, Chr 1813-1885 Batch C006762, Mar 1686-1812 Batch M006761 from transcript
- VRI Chr 1813-1896, Mar 1813-1837
- WFHS transcript Chr and Bur 1602-1837
- White Horse Baptisms 1602-1837
- Wiltshire Index Service Burials 1800-1812
- National Burial Index 1606-1837
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You can see the administrative areas in which Milton Lilbourne has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- The entry for Milton Lilbourne from British History Online.
Wiltshire Community History page for Milton Lilbourne has extensive current and historical information about the parish.
The site includes a Concise History of Milton Lilbourne by John Chandler, taken from his books 'Marlborough and Eastern Wiltshire' and 'Devizes and Central Wiltshire' (see Bibliography section, above).
The Victoria County History article Milton Lilbourne', A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 16: Kinwardstone Hundred (1999), pp. 164-181. is available online.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU190610 (Lat/Lon: 51.34821, -1.728243), Milton Lilbourne which are provided by:
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- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)