Beechingstoke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Alternative names: Beeching Stoke

Parish church: St. Stephen

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Beechingstoke

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEECHING-STOKE, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles S of the Kennet and Avon canal, and 6 ESE of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Devizes. Acres, 880. Real property, £1,893. Pop., 180. Houses, 44. The property is divided among four. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £293. Patron, G. W. Heneage, Esq. The church is tolerable.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Registers

Beechingstoke Marriages 1590 to 1812

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Wiltshire, Beeching-Stoke – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Beeching-Stoke, 1851-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Wiltshire, Beeching-Stoke – Church records ( 4 )
Baptisms from 14 parishes south and east of Devizes
Author: Wiltshire Family History Society

The bishop’s transcripts and parish registers of Beechingstoke, baptisms and burials, 1566-1837
Author: Hassell, Margory; Wiltshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Beeching-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Beeching-Stoke, 1597-1880
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beeching-Stoke (Wiltshire)

Marriages at Beechingstoke, 1590-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Beeching-Stoke (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Beeching-Stoke – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Poor law records, 1848-1932
Author: Devizes Union (Wiltshire)

England, Wiltshire, Beeching-Stoke – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments in Beeching-Stoke, Wiltshire, 1780-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Wiltshire)

FamilySearch Historical Records

Directories

Kelly’s Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and the Isle of Wight 1889

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Devizes
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Avebury
  • Poor Law Union: Devizes
  • Hundred: Swanborough (Wiltshire)
  • Province: Canterbury

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