Blackland is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Quemerford.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1757
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1594; 1603

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Blackland

  • Calstone Wellington
  • Calne
  • Cherhill
  • Heddington


Historical Descriptions of Blackland

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BLACKLAND, a parish in Calne district, Wilts; near the Roman road, 1½ mile SE of Calne r. station, and 7 ESE of Chippenham. Post town, Calne, under Chippenham. Acres, 537. Real property, £1,604. Pop., 54. Houses, 12. The property is divided among a few. Blackland House was formerly the seat of the Maundrells, and is now the seat of the Tanners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £160. Patron, the Rev. James Mayo. The church was repaired in 1859.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Calne
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Treasurer of Salisbury in the Prebendal of Calne
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Avebury
Poor Law Union: Calne
Hundred: Calne
Province: Canterbury

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