Place:Idmiston, Wiltshire, England

Alt namesGomeldonsource: village in parish
Portonsource: village in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.135°N 1.72°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoAlderbury Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Amesbury Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1974
Salisbury District, Wiltshire, Englanddistrict municipality 1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, Englandunitary authority since 2009
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Idmiston is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. The village is about 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Amesbury and 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Salisbury. The parish includes the villages of Porton and Gomeldon; all three villages are on the River Bourne and are linked by the A338 road.

Porton Down military science park is in the parish, separated from Idmiston by the railway line. It is home to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and related businesses.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Idmiston.

Research Tips

  • From this Ancestry page you can browse the Wiltshire parishes which have parish register transcripts online, quite often from very early dates. However, reading the early ones requires skill and patience. Transcriptions should also be in FamilySearch.
  • A further collection of online source references will be found on the county page for Wiltshire.
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