Littleton Drew, Wiltshire Family History Guide

Littleton Drew is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Drew, Littleton St Andrew, St Andrew Littleton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1706
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Castle Combe
  • Nettleton
  • Alderton
  • Grittleton
  • Hullavington
  • Acton Turville

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LITTLETON-DREW, or LITTLETON-ST. ANDREW, a parish in Chippenham district, Wilts; on Akeman-street, adjacent to Gloucester, 8 miles NW of Chippenham town and r. station. Post town, Chippenham. Acres, 971. Real property, £1,411. Pop., 233. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Beaufort. A large barrow, with three stones of a fallen cromlech on the top, is about a mile from the church. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £180. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church was rebuilt in 1856.

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

Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Chippenham
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
Poor Law Union: Chippenham
Hundred: Chippenham
Province: Canterbury