East Kennett  Wiltshire


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

KENNET (EAST), a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; on the river Kennet, near its source, 4½ miles N of Woodborough r. station, and 5 WSW of Marlborough, Post town, Marlborough. Acres, 808. Real property, with East and West Kennet, £2, 228. Pop., 78. Houses, 20. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £113.* Patron, R. Mathews, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1864, on the site of the previous one; and is in the early English style.

East Kennett through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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