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


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


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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • 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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