Bratton shown within Wiltshire
|Population||1,199 (in 2001)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
It formed part of the ancient parish of Westbury until 1892.
Significant buildings in the village are St James's Church, Bratton House, Bratton Baptist Chapel, The Duke public house, Hillworth Stores (village shop), and the Court House, used by Judge Jeffreys at the time of Monmouth's Rebellion. It also has a school, Bratton Primary School, at the centre.
- Rev. George Whitaker (educator)
- Sir Horace Seymour (1885–1978), British diplomat, Ambassador to China
- Major General Sir Jeremy Moore (1928–2007), Commander of British land forces during the Falklands War lived in the village for over 20 years until his death
- Jack Lauterwasser (Cyclist) (1904–2003), Olympic silver medal winner at the 1928 Olympics, Amsterdam.
- Burke's Peerage and Gentry records - http://www.burkes-peerage.net/familyhomepage.aspx?FID=0&FN=MOOREJEREMY
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