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Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Bowerchalke

Parish church: Holy Trinity

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1694
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608; 1623

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bower Chalke

  • West Woodyates
  • East Woodyates
  • Martin
  • Pentridge
  • Ebbesbourne Wake
  • Broad Chalke
  • Fifield Bavant
  • Handley

 

Historical Descriptions of Bower Chalke

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BOWER-CHALK, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; near Cranborne Chase, 5 miles S of Dinton r. station, and 7½ SW of Wilton. Post Town, Broad-Chalk, under Salisbury. Acres, 2,966. Real property, with Broad-Chalk, £9,812. Pop., 496. Houses, 104. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Broad-Chalk, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is tolerable.

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

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Administration

County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Wilton
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Chalke
Poor Law Union: Wilton
Hundred: Chalk
Province: Canterbury

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