Place:Little Cheverell, Wiltshire, England

NameLittle Cheverell
Alt namesCheverell Parvasource: Latinized name of parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.281°N 2.015°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoSwanborough Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Devizes Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1974
Kennet District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Little Cheverell is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. In some sources the Latinized name of Cheverell Parva is used, especially when referring to the parish rather than the village. The village is 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Devizes.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Little Cheverell from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"CHEVERELL (Little), a parish in Devizes [registration] district, Wilts; near the Ridgeway [ancient footpath], 1¾ mile WSW of Market-Lavington, and 6 S by W of Devizes [railway] station. Post town, West Lavington, under Devizes. Acres: 1,930. Real property: £1,481. Population: 234. Houses: 57. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value: £405. Patron: the Earl of Radnor. The church is good.

The parish is long and narrow and is bounded on the east by West Lavington and on the west by Great Cheverell. It had a population of 144 in the UK census of 2011.

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