Orcheston St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Alternative names: St Mary Orcheston
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1688
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ORCHESTON-ST. MARY, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on Salisbury plain, 8¾ miles NE of Wiley r. station, and 11¼ SSE of Devizes. Post-town, Orcheston, St. George, under Devizes. Acres, 1,737. Real property, with Orcheston, St. George, £3,480. Pop., 177. Houses, 41. The property is divided between two. The manor belongs to Miss Mills. Orchestondown is in the NE. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £380. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is partly ancient, and restored; and the chancel was recently rebuilt.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Amesbury
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
- Diocese: Salisbury
- Rural Deanery: Wylye
- Poor Law Union: Amesbury
- Hundred: Branch and Dole
- Province: Canterbury