Place:Silton, Dorset, England

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NameSilton
Alt namesSeltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.05°N 2.3°W
Located inDorset, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Silton is a small village in north Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale northwest of Gillingham. The village has a population of 134.

It was for many years the country residence of Sir Hugh Wyndham (1602-1684), whose memorial by the sculptor Jan van Nost is in the parish church of St Nicholas.

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