All Cannings  Wiltshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described All Cannings like this:

ALLCANNINGS, a tything and a parish in Devizes district, Wilts. The tything lies on the Avon canal, 2 miles S of Wans dyke, 4 miles E by N of Devizes r. station; and has a post office under Devizes. Pop., 602. Houses, 138. The parish contains also the tythings of Allington, Etchilhampton, and Fallaway. ...

Acres, 5,483. Real property, £8,647. Pop., 1,013. Houses, 230. The manor-house is a building of the 14th century, now used as a farmhouse. The living is a rectory, and was formerly a prebend, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £1,100.* Patron, Lord Ashburton. The church was partly built in the 17th century. Charities, £19.

All Cannings through time

All Cannings is now part of Kennet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kennet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about All Cannings itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of All Cannings, in Kennet and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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