Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Stephen

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Beechingstoke

Historical Descriptions

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

Parish Records

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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