Swainswick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1557
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Walcot St Saviour
- Bathwick with Woolley
- Cold Ashton
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SWAINSWICK, a parish, with a village, in Bath district, Somerset; 3 miles NNE of Bath r. station. Post town, Bath. Acres, 845. Real property, £4,160. Pop., 632. Houses, 131. The property is subdivided. The manor-house was the birthplace of Prynne, whose ears were cut off by Land. Solsbury British camp, 600 feet above sea-level, is near the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £220. Patron, Oriel College, Oxford. The church is Norman and good. There is a parochial school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Bath
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Bath
Poor Law Union: Bath
Hundred: Bath Forum