Place:Elstub and Everleigh Hundred, Wiltshire, England


NameElstub and Everleigh Hundred
Located inWiltshire, England

Elstub and Everleigh Hundred is in the east of Wiltshire with Kinwardstone Hundred to its north and east, Amesbury Hundred wrapping around it to the south and west, and Swanborough Hundred to its northwest. It is quite a distance north of Salisbury. According to John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72, it covered 37,946 acres and had a population of 6,328 inhabiting 1,309 houses. (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

Elstub and Everleigh Hundred has two detached portions: Little Hinton which is near Swindon and now in Swindon unitary authority, and the parish of Overton which became West Overton in 1866. Overton was located in the midst of Selkley Hundred.

To place the hundred within the county, see Map of the Hundreds of Wiltshire, 1832, a map from HMSO Boundary Commissioners, dated 1832, also provided by A Vision of Britain through Time.

The Hundred and its individual parishes are covered in Volume 11 of the Victoria County History for Wiltshire

List of Parishes

Alton Priors chapelry, civil parish chapelry in Overton parish; became part of Alton in 1934
Collingbourne Ducis parish (ancient), civil parish
Collingbourne Kingston parish (ancient), civil parish
Enford parish (ancient), civil parish
Everleigh parish (ancient), civil parish
Fittleton parish (ancient), civil parish
Fyfield chapelry, civil parish chapelry in Overton parish; became a separate civil parish in 1866
Ham parish (ancient), civil parish
Little Hinton parish (ancient), civil parish
Netheravon parish (ancient), civil parish
Overton parish (ancient)separated into Alton Priors, Fyfield and West Overton in 1866
Patney parish (ancient), civil parish
Rollstone parish (ancient), civil parish
Stockton parish (ancient), civil parish
West Overton parish (ancient), civil parish chapelry in Overton parish; replaced Overton in 1866
Westwood chapelry, civil parish
Wroughton parish (ancient), civil parish