Hilmarton, Wiltshire, England


Hilmarton, Wiltshire


Hilmarton is an Ancient Parish located towards the north-west of the county of Wiltshire. The village of the same name lies in the west of the Parish and is approximately three miles north-north-east of Calne. The town of Chippenham is about 8 miles to the west-south-west, Swindon about 12 miles to the north east and Salisbury 35 miles to the south. The parish includes, amongst others, the hamlet of Goatacre.

For additional information please see A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 9 at British History Online.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Laurence, Hilmarton, which can be seen here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

"A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 9" (pub 1970) simply notes "The registers date from 1645 and are complete.". The Parish Register List of the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre provides little additional information - see http://www.wshc.eu/parish-register-list#H

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the north-east of Hilmarton lies the parish of Clyffe Pypard and to the south-east are Berwick Bassett and Yatesbury. Along it's irregular southern border are Highway, a Chapelry of the Parish of Bremhill with Foxham and Highway, Compton Bassett and Calne. To the west lies a detached portion of Compton Bassett and Bremhill with Foxham and Highway. Lyneham lies to the north of Hilmarton.

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