Place:Winchester St. Swithin, Hampshire, England

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NameWinchester St. Swithin
Alt namesWinchester Cathedralsource: alternate name
Winchester Holy Trinity and St. Peter and St. Paul and St. Swithunsource: formal dedication
Winchester St. Swithun'ssource: alternate spelling
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.0606°N 1.3131°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoWinchester Soke, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Winchester, Hampshire, Englandcity in which it was situated (civil parish absorbed in 1902)

Winchester St. Swithin is the cathedral of Winchester. It was a civil parish until 1902 when it was absorbed into the civil parish of Winchester.


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Winchester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in Winchester, Hampshire, England. It is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe. Dedicated to the Holy Trinity,[1] Saint Peter, Saint Paul, and Saint Swithun, it is the seat of the Bishop of Winchester and centre of the Diocese of Winchester. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building.

Parish Registers began1485-1598 a few burials; 1754-1869 no marriages; baptisms, burials, marriages in other years
Biships Transcripts began1780-1866

Data from English Jurisdictions.

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A collection of maps on the A Vision of Britain through Time website illustrating the English county of Hampshire over the period 1832-1932 (the last two are expandible):
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