Place:Chale, Isle of Wight, England

Alt namesCelasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 126
Atherfield Greensource: hamlet in parish
Little Atherfieldsource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates50.6°N 1.317°W
Located inIsle of Wight, England     (1890 - )
Also located inHampshire, England     ( - 1890)
See alsoWest Medina Liberty, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Isle of Wight Rural, Isle of Wight, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Medina District, Isle of Wight, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-1995
Isle of Wight (council), Isle of Wight, Englanddistrict municipality and unitary authority covering the area since 1995
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Chale is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England . It is located three kilometres from Niton in the south of the Island in the area known as the Back of the Wight. The village of Chale lies at the foot of St. Catherine's Down.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Chale.

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