Place:Cricklade, Wiltshire, England

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NameCricklade
Alt namesCricklade St. Marysource: parish from which it was formed in 1899
Cricklade St. Sampsonsource: parish from which it was formed in 1899
Calcuttsource: hamlet in parish
Chelworth Lower Greensource: hamlet in parish
Chelworth Upper Greensource: hamlet in parish
Hailstone Hillsource: hamlet in parish
Horsey Downsource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.633°N 1.85°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoHighworth Cricklade and Staple Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Cricklade St. Mary, Wiltshire, Englandcivil parish from which it was formed in 1899
Cricklade St. Sampson, Wiltshire, Englandcivil parish from which it was formed in 1899
Cricklade and Wootton Bassett Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1974
North Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cricklade is a small town and civil parish on the River Thames in north Wiltshire, England, midway between Swindon and Cirencester. It is the first town on the Thames as it flows towards London. The parish population at the 2011 census was 4,227.[1]

Outlying hamlets in Cricklade parish are Calcutt, Chelworth Lower Green, Chelworth Upper Green, Hailstone Hill and Horsey Down.

From 1866 (when most civil parishes were formed) until 1899, Cricklade was made up of two civil and ecclesiastical parishes: Cricklade St. Mary and Cricklade St. Sampson.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Cricklade.

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